sh

or shh

[sh]
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Origin of sh

First recorded in 1840–50

S and H

or S&H

  1. shipping and handling (charges).

sh.

  1. sheep.
  2. Bookbinding. sheet.
  3. shilling; shillings.
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British Dictionary definitions for sh

sh

1
interjection
  1. an exclamation to request silence or quiet

sh

2
the internet domain name for
  1. St Helena
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Word Origin and History for 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.

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sh in Medicine

SH

abbr.
  1. serum hepatitis
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