muffler

Part of speech: noun

A wrap for the head or throat.

Part of speech: noun

A mechanism for deadening sound, as of escaping gases from a motor- engine.

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Usage examples "muffler":

  1. He was a tall thin man, very weather- beaten and rather bent, wearing a new overcoat and a soft muffler; there was nothing in his appearance to declare him of the cloth himself. - "Peccavi", E. W. Hornung.
  2. " It ain't fair," he said to Miss de Lisle, who sobbed into the muffler she was knitting. - "Captain Jim", Mary Grant Bruce.
  3. His bland, abstracted eyes were already on Fritzing, and he was making rapid mental notes of the goggles, the muffler, the cap pulled down over the ears. - "The Princess Priscilla's Fortnight", Elizabeth von Arnim.