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Wuffle vs. Muffle

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Wufflenoun

A gentle sniff or snort

Mufflenoun

Anything that mutes or deadens sound.

Wuffleverb

To sniff or snort gently

Mufflenoun

A warm piece of clothing for the hands.

Mufflenoun

A boxing glove.

Mufflenoun

A kiln or furnace, often electric, with no direct flames (a muffle furnace)

Mufflenoun

The bare end of the nose between the nostrils, especially in ruminants.

Mufflenoun

A machine with two pulleys to hoist load by spinning wheels, polyspast, block and tackle.

Muffleverb

(transitive) To wrap (a person, face etc.) in fabric or another covering, for warmth or protection; often with up.

Muffleverb

(transitive) To wrap up or cover (a source of noise) in order to deaden the sound.

‘to muffle the strings of a drum, or that part of an oar which rests in the rowlock’;

Muffleverb

(transitive) To mute or deaden (a sound etc.).

Muffleverb

To speak indistinctly, or without clear articulation.

Muffleverb

To prevent seeing, or hearing, or speaking, by wraps bound about the head; to blindfold; to deafen.

Mufflenoun

The bare end of the nose between the nostrils; - used esp. of ruminants.

Mufflenoun

Anything with which another thing, as an oar or drum, is muffled; also, a boxing glove; a muff.

Mufflenoun

An earthenware compartment or oven, often shaped like a half cylinder, used in furnaces to protect objects heated from the direct action of the fire, as in scorification of ores, cupellation of ore buttons, etc.

Mufflenoun

A small oven for baking and fixing the colors of painted or printed pottery, without exposing the pottery to the flames of the furnace or kiln.

Mufflenoun

A pulley block containing several sheaves.

Muffleverb

To wrap up in something that conceals or protects; to wrap, as the face and neck, in thick and disguising folds; hence, to conceal or cover the face of; to envelop; to inclose; - often with up.

‘The face lies muffled up within the garment.’; ‘He muffled with a cloud his mournful eyes.’; ‘Muffled up in darkness and superstition.’;

Muffleverb

To prevent seeing, or hearing, or speaking, by wraps bound about the head; to blindfold; to deafen.

Muffleverb

To wrap or fit with something that dulls or deadens the sound of; as, to muffle the strings of a drum, or that part of an oar which rests in the rowlock; to muffle the exhaust of a motor vehicle.

Muffleverb

To speak indistinctly, or without clear articulation.

Mufflenoun

a kiln with an inner chamber for firing things at a low temperature

Muffleverb

conceal or hide;

‘smother a yawn’; ‘muffle one's anger’; ‘strangle a yawn’;

Muffleverb

deaden (a sound or noise), especially by wrapping

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