hush (used as a command to be quiet or silent).
verb (used with object)
to order (someone or something) to be silent; hush.

1920–25; imitative

shusher, noun Unabridged
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World English Dictionary
shush (ʃʊʃ)
1.  be quiet! hush!
2.  to silence or calm (someone) by or as if by saying "shush"
[C20: reduplication of sh, influenced by hush1]

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Word Origin & History

1905, imitative of the command to be quiet.
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Example sentences
With small kids it is so much easier to handle this things at home than trying to shush the kids at the library.
He had enough chutzpah to shush the orchestra that tried to cut him off.
Slamming the door, turning out the lights and trying to shush everyone only annoys officers.
Then, in the abdomen, she found yet another noise: a soft shush-shush over the renal arteries.
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