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mute
Part of Speech: Noun
Results: 14
1. Not speaking; uttering no sound; silent.
2. Incapable of speaking; dumb.
3. Not uttered; unpronounced; silent; also, produced by complete closure of the mouth organs which interrupt the passage of breath; - said of certain letters. See 5th Mute, 2.
4. Not giving a ringing sound when struck; - said of a metal.
Part of Speech: noun
1. The dung of birds.
2. One who does not speak, whether from physical inability, unwillingness, or other cause.
4. A person employed by undertakers at a funeral.
7. A letter which represents no sound; a silent letter; also, a close articulation; an element of speech formed by a position of the mouth organs which stops the passage of the breath; as, p, b, d, k, t.
Part of Speech: verb transitive
1. To cast off; to molt.
Part of Speech: verb transitive, intransitive
1. To eject the contents of the bowels; - said of birds.
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