Shushed

shush

[shuhsh]
interjection
1.
hush (used as a command to be quiet or silent).
verb (used with object)
2.
to order (someone or something) to be silent; hush.

Origin:
1920–25; imitative

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

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shush
1905, imitative of the command to be quiet.
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