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English → English (gcide) Definition: To stop the mouth Mouth \Mouth\ (mouth), n.; pl. Mouths (mou[th]z). [OE. mouth, mu[thorn], AS. m[=u][eth]; akin to D. mond, OS. m[=u][eth], G. mund, Icel. mu[eth]r, munnr, Sw. mun, Dan. mund, Goth. mun[thorn]s, and possibly L. mentum chin; or cf. D. muil mouth, muzzle, G. maul, OHG. m[=u]la, Icel. m[=u]li, and Skr. mukha mouth.] 1. The opening through which an animal receives food; the aperture between the jaws or between the lips; also, the cavity, containing the tongue and teeth, between the lips and the pharynx; the buccal cavity. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: An opening affording entrance or exit; orifice; aperture; as: (a) The opening of a vessel by which it is filled or emptied, charged or discharged; as, the mouth of a jar or pitcher; the mouth of the lacteal vessels, etc. (b) The opening or entrance of any cavity, as a cave, pit, well, or den. (c) The opening of a piece of ordnance, through which it is discharged. (d) The opening through which the waters of a river or any stream are discharged. (e) The entrance into a harbor. [1913 Webster] 3. (Saddlery) The crosspiece of a bridle bit, which enters the mouth of an animal. [1913 Webster] 4. A principal speaker; one who utters the common opinion; a mouthpiece. [1913 Webster] Every coffeehouse has some particular statesman belonging to it, who is the mouth of the street where he lives. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 5. Cry; voice. [Obs.] --Dryden. [1913 Webster] 6. Speech; language; testimony. [1913 Webster] That in the mouth of two or three witnesses every word may be established. --Matt. xviii. 16. [1913 Webster] 7. A wry face; a grimace; a mow. [1913 Webster] Counterfeit sad looks, Make mouths upon me when I turn my back. --Shak. [1913 Webster] Down at the mouth or Down in the mouth, chapfallen; of dejected countenance; depressed; discouraged. [Obs. or Colloq.] Mouth friend, one who professes friendship insincerely. --Shak. Mouth glass, a small mirror for inspecting the mouth or teeth. Mouth honor, honor given in words, but not felt. --Shak. Mouth organ. (Mus.) (a) Pan's pipes. See Pandean. (b) An harmonicon. Mouth pipe, an organ pipe with a lip or plate to cut the escaping air and make a sound. To stop the mouth, to silence or be silent; to put to shame; to confound. To put one's foot in one's mouth, to say something which causes one embarrassment. To run off at the mouth, to speak excessively. To talk out of both sides of one's mouth, to say things which are contradictory. [1913 Webster +PJC] The mouth of them that speak lies shall be stopped. --Ps. lxiii. 11. [1913 Webster] Whose mouths must be stopped. --Titus i. 11. [1913 Webster] Stop \Stop\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stopped; p. pr. & vb. n. Stopping.] [OE. stoppen, AS. stoppian (in comp.); akin to LG. & D. stoppen, G. stopfen, Icel. stoppa, Sw. stoppa, Dan. stoppe; all probably fr. LL. stopare, stupare, fr. L. stuppa the coarse part of flax, tow, oakum. Cf. Estop, Stuff, Stupe a fomentation.] 1. To close, as an aperture, by filling or by obstructing; as, to stop the ears; hence, to stanch, as a wound. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. To obstruct; to render impassable; as, to stop a way, road, or passage. [1913 Webster] 3. To arrest the progress of; to hinder; to impede; to shut in; as, to stop a traveler; to stop the course of a stream, or a flow of blood. [1913 Webster] 4. To hinder from acting or moving; to prevent the effect or efficiency of; to cause to cease; to repress; to restrain; to suppress; to interrupt; to suspend; as, to stop the execution of a decree, the progress of vice, the approaches of old age or infirmity. [1913 Webster] Whose disposition all the world well knows Will not be rubbed nor stopped. --Shak. [1913 Webster] 5. (Mus.) To regulate the sounds of, as musical strings, by pressing them against the finger board with the finger, or by shortening in any way the vibrating part. [1913 Webster] 6. To point, as a composition; to punctuate. [R.] [1913 Webster] If his sentences were properly stopped. --Landor. [1913 Webster] 7. (Naut.) To make fast; to stopper. [1913 Webster] Syn: To obstruct; hinder; impede; repress; suppress; restrain; discontinue; delay; interrupt. [1913 Webster] To stop off (Founding), to fill (a part of a mold) with sand, where a part of the cavity left by the pattern is not wanted for the casting. To stop the mouth. See under Mouth. [1913 Webster]


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