wheesh

wheesht (hwiːʃt)

/ (hwiːʃ) Scot /

interjection

a plea or demand for silence; hush

verb

to silence (a person, noise, etc) or to be silent

noun

silence; hush
haud your wheesht! be silent! hush!

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Word Origin for wheesh

of imitative origin; compare hush 1
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