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sh

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[ sh ]
/ ʃ /
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interjection
(used to urge silence.)
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Origin of sh

First recorded in 1840–50

Other definitions for sh (2 of 2)

sh.

abbreviation
sheep.
Bookbinding. sheet.
shilling; shillings.
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British Dictionary definitions for sh (1 of 2)

sh1
/ (spelling pron ʃʃʃ) /

interjection
an exclamation to request silence or quiet

British Dictionary definitions for sh (2 of 2)

sh2

the internet domain name for
St Helena
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Medical definitions for sh

SH

abbr.
serum hepatitis
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