Reference Entry

muffle

Edited by T. F. Hoad

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

Published in print January 1996 | ISBN: 9780192830982
Published online January 2003 | e-ISBN: 9780191727153
muffle

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thick part of upper lip and nose (of beasts). XVII. — F. mufle, of unkn. orig.

Reference Entry.  17 words. 

Subjects: History of English

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