Mute Mute, v. t. & i. [F. mutir, ['e]meutir, OF. esmeltir, fr. OD. smelten, prop., to melt. See {Smelt}.] To eject the contents of the bowels; -- said of birds. --B. Jonson. [1913 Webster]

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