Any day that you score seven touchdowns in this league and turn in a shutout should be a day of celebration.
The net result was a shutout for Dallas and five runs for New York.
He lies buried in his death-city Ravenna, "shutout from my native shores."
also shut-out, 1889 in baseball sense, from verbal phrase shut out "exclude from a situation" (late 14c.; from 1881 in the sports score sense), from shut (v.) + out (adv.). Middle English had a verb outshut "to shut out, exclude," mid-15c.
A game in which one side is held scoreless (1940s+ Sports)