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mpion, and, in ships, secured by muzzle-lashings to the upper part of a port. The muzzle-ring, around the mouth of a cannon, has been suppressed in many modern styles of ordnance. 2. A gag or mask placed over the head of a dog or the muzzle of a calf or vicious horse. It may be made of heavy leather, galvanized wire, or blocktin covered with leather. Cruiser Muzzled. One of the heaviest descriptions of muzzles was used upon the untamed Cruiser before he was made tractable by Mr. Rarey. The illustration shows the muzzle and halter; the former was of iron and leather, a bar passing in front of the lips which compelled him to lick up his food. Crib-Biter's muzzle. Fig. 3273 is a muzzle to prevent biting the manger, but allow the horse to pick hay. 3. The piece at the forward end of the plowbeam by which the draft is attached. The clevis. Also called the bridle, or the plow-head. Muz′zle-cap. (Ordnance.) The cover over the muzzle of a gun. Muz′zle-sig<