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shh

[sh] /ʃ/
interjection
1.
sh.

sh

or shh

[sh] /ʃ/
interjection
1.
(used to urge silence.)
Origin of sh
1840-1850
First recorded in 1840-50
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  • When I had seen them, we all mounted and went to shh Begms presence.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • He remounted and rode off; it may have been shh Beg himself.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Its interest lies in its outlook on Bburs dealings with shh Isml.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • shh, listen; I hear something now,” one of the scouts said.

    Roy Blakeley in the Haunted Camp

    Percy Keese Fitzhugh
  • shh El-Karmnee, another celebrated saint, had a beautiful daughter, whom the Sulṭn of his country sought in marriage.

  • The irs and in particular the followers of Khusrau shh engaged themselves unceasingly with wine and fornication.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Mamd Mrz died, Khusrau shh kept the event concealed and laid a long hand on the treasure.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
  • Baduz-zamn Mrz and shh Beg, brought face to face with these armies, took to flight.

    The Bbur-nma in English

    Babur, Emperor of Hindustan
British Dictionary definitions for shh

sh1

/spelling pron ʃʃʃ/
interjection
1.
an exclamation to request silence or quiet

sh2

abbreviation
1.
St Helena
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Word Origin and History for shh

sh

interj.

exclamation used to urge or request silence, 1847. The gesture of putting a finger to the lips to express silence is attested from Roman times. As a transitive verb from 1887; intransitive from 1925.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
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shh in Medicine

SH abbr.
serum hepatitis

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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