1837 representing U.S. colloquial pronunciation of shut.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Examples from the Web for shet

Historical Examples of shet

  • Lyddy Ann she walked through the entry an' into the fore-room, an' he shet the door.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • You jest pull in my sheets, an' shet the winder, while I do it.

    Meadow Grass

    Alice Brown

  • Did you ever see anything like the way he got shet o' that drummer?

    Oh, You Tex!

    William Macleod Raine

  • I says, "Now, folks must shet their eyes—don't open them a crack!"

    With the Colors

    Everard Jack Appleton

  • Shet your mouf dis minit: ef you don't I'll sell you; 'fore God I will.


    William Wells Brown