Muf"fler (?), n.


Anything used in muffling; esp., a scarf for protecting the head and neck in cold weather; a tippet.

Fortune is painted blind, with a muffler above her eyes.

2. (Mus.)

A cushion for terminating or softening a note made by a stringed instrument with a keyboard.


A kind of mitten or boxing glove, esp. when stuffed.


One who muffles.


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Muf"fler, n. (Mach.)

Any of various devices to deaden the noise of escaping gases or vapors, as a tube filled with obstructions, through which the exhaust gases of an internal-combustion engine, as on an automobile, are passed (called also silencer).


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