mouthpiece


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mouthpiece

1. the part of a wind instrument into which the player blows
2. Boxing another name for gumshield
References in classic literature ?
His reasons, however, for choosing Zarathustra of all others to be his mouthpiece, he gives us in the following words:-- "People have never asked me, as they should have done, what the name Zarathustra precisely means in my mouth, in the mouth of the first Immoralist; for what distinguishes that philosopher from all others in the past is the very fact that he was exactly the reverse of an immoralist.
It was a remarkable point in the accoutrement of this brilliant personage that he held in his left hand a fantastic kind of a pipe, with an exquisitely painted bowl and an amber mouthpiece.
He is a scoundrel who really has this information and who means what he says, or he is a mouthpiece of Miss Vanstone's, and she has caused this letter to be written for the purpose of puzzling us by another form of disguise.
The smoke had a vile taste, and the taste of a thousand infidel tongues that remained on that brass mouthpiece was viler still.
I am the law of England and the mouthpiece of his most gracious and royal majesty, Edward the Third.
demanded the collector, who seemed, by a tacit understanding, to have been chosen and elected mouthpiece to the company.
Archer contemplated with awe the two slender faded figures, seated side by side in a kind of viceregal rigidity, mouthpieces of some remote ancestral authority which fate compelled them to wield, when they would so much rather have lived in simplicity and seclusion, digging invisible weeds out of the perfect lawns of Skuytercliff, and playing Patience together in the evenings.
Out of the horns of the cattle they made combs, buttons, hairpins, and imitation ivory; out of the shinbones and other big bones they cut knife and toothbrush handles, and mouthpieces for pipes; out of the hoofs they cut hairpins and buttons, before they made the rest into glue.
The Shiv Sena, in their editorial mouthpiece 'Saamana', accused the BJP of not being true to their alliance partners.
ENGLAND legend Frank Lampard has revealed how he nearly died as a child after swallowing the mouthpiece of a trumpet.
Roque's mouthpiece was misaligned when he accused his own critics of envy on his appointment as presidential spokesperson.
Tenders are invited for Delivery of supplies for testing apparatus for use of alcohol and drugs: a mouthpiece for the apparatus Alcotest 7410, a mouthpiece for the apparatus Alcotest 7510 / Alcotest 6810 and test cartridges analyst Drugtest 5000.