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sh

[sh] /ʃ/
interjection
1.
(used to urge silence.)
Also, shh.
Origin
1840-1850
1840-50

sh.

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

sh1

/spelling pron ʃʃʃ/
interjection
1.
an exclamation to request silence or quiet

sh2

abbreviation
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.
serum hepatitis

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sh in Technology


1. Bourne shell.
2. The country code for St. Helena.
(1999-01-27)

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Related Abbreviations for sh

sh

Serbo-Croatian

SH

  1. sacrifice hit
  2. social history

sh.

  1. share
  2. sheet
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