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(Mute"-hill`) n. See Moot- hill. [Scot.]
(Mute"ly), adv. Without uttering words or sounds; in a mute manner; silently.
(Mute"ness), n. The quality or state of being mute; speechlessness.
(Mu"tic Mu"ti*cous) a. [L. muticus, for mutilus. See Mutilate.] (Bot. & Zoöl.) Without a point or
pointed process; blunt.
(Mu"ti*late) a. [L. mutilatus, p. p. of mutilare to mutilate, fr. mutilus maimed; cf. Gr. . Cf.
1. Deprived of, or having lost, an important part; mutilated. Sir T. Browne.
2. (Zoöl.) Having finlike appendages or flukes instead of legs, as a cetacean.
(Mu"ti*late), n. (Zoöl.) A cetacean, or a sirenian.
(Mu"ti*late) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Mutilated ; p. pr. & vb. n. Mutilating ]
1. To cut off or remove a limb or essential part of; to maim; to cripple; to hack; as, to mutilate the body, a
2. To destroy or remove a material part of, so as to render imperfect; as, to mutilate the orations of
Among the mutilated poets of antiquity, there is none whose fragments are so beautiful as those of
Sappho.Addison. Mutilated gear, Mutilated wheel (Mach.), a gear wheel from a portion of whose periphery the cogs
are omitted. It is used for giving intermittent movements.
(Mu`ti*la"tion) n. [L. mutilatio: cf. F. mutilation.] The act of mutilating, or the state of being
mutilated; deprivation of a limb or of an essential part.
(Mu"ti*la"tor) n. [Cf. F. mutilateur.] One who mutilates.
(Mu"ti*lous) a. [L. mutilus. See Mutilate.] Mutilated; defective; imperfect. [Obs.]
(Mu"tine) n. [F. mutin.] A mutineer. [Obs.]
(Mu"tine), v. i. [F. mutiner.] To mutiny. [Obs.]
(Mu"ti*neer`) n. [See Mutiny.] One guilty of mutiny.
(Mut"ing) n. Dung of birds.
(Mu"ti*nous) a. [See Mutiny.] Disposed to mutiny; in a state of mutiny; characterized by mutiny; seditious; insubordinate.
The city was becoming mutinous.Macaulay.
Mu"ti*nous*ly, adv. Mu"ti*nous*ness, n.
(Mu"ti*ny) n.; pl. Mutinies [From mutine to mutiny, fr. F. se mutiner, fr. F. mutin stubborn,
mutinous, fr. OF. meute riot, LL. movita, fr. movitus, for L. motus, p. p. of movere to move. See