Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. shutten, schutten, shetten, schitten, AS. scyttan, to shut or lock up (akin to D. schutten, G. schützen, to protect), properly, to fasten with a bolt or bar shot, across, fr. AS. sceótan, to shoot. √159. See Shoot
But what he finished sharply with was: `Shut the door quietly after you.
"Chance" by Joseph Conrad
Say, old man," he laughed, "you won't feel bad if we shut you out the fust heat, eh?
"The Bishop of Cottontown" by John Trotwood Moore
Suddenly he became remote again, all understanding of him shut away by that slight insolence of bearing.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
She opened the door, passed out, and shut it with a snap.
"The Man Who Lost Himself" by H. De Vere Stacpoole
Scrambling over the queer stone stile, he descended the rugged pathway, where the thick brushwood and high trees shut out sky and sunlight.
"Chatterbox, 1906" by Various
At other times, he kept it tight shut.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
The Uncas swerved and sped over to shut the merchantman off; at that same instant the reason of the whole thing was seen.
"A Prisoner of Morro" by Upton Sinclair
She went back to the Grange as one in a dream and shut herself up in the white southeast room to think.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1904" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
No; but with my eyes shut, if you like.
"The Manxman A Novel - 1895" by Hall Caine
I shut out the living cry then, I will shut out the dead cry now.
"Tongues of Conscience" by Robert Smythe Hichens
The little angels kneel by Heaven's door
And listen, but they cannot hear the lark:
"Alas!" they cry, "that those who loved us once
Have shut our singing-bird into the dark."
"The Lark" by Ethel Clifford
Angels of Life and Death alike are his;
Without his leave they pass no threshold o'er;
Who, then, would wish or dare, believing this,
Against his messengers to shut the door?
"The Two Angels. (Birds Of Passage. Flight The First)" by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
With eyes fast shut, in sunless chambers lying,
With folded arms unmoved upon the breast,
Beyond the noise of sorrow and of crying,
Beyond the dread of dreaming, shall we rest?
"The House of Sleep" by Robert Fuller Murray
Share not thy joy with me, O friend the best,
Thou may'st forget me then--I shall not care;
But shut me from thy grief the bitterest,
And mine own grief would be too great to bear.
"The Friends" by Charles Hanson Towne
Then, though you cannot shut a stricken face
Away from you, this hope will come about
That Christ hath sent again throughout the place
Some signs of Love to worst and weaken doubt.
"Eighteen Hundred and Sixty-Four" by Henry Kendall
From morn to eve: and the stern night cried Peace!
And shut the strife in darkness: all was still,
Then slowly crept a triumph on the dark—
And I heard Beauty singing up the hill.
"The Return" by John Freeman
Astros' Harrell briskly shuts out Padres.
Hostess wins court approval to shut down.
Skunk shuts down TV station.
A popular Nevada brewery announced Friday that it will be shutting down operations at the end of February.
The Senate denied Obama the money to shut down the prison, in part because Democrats didn't want to be seen as soft on terrorism.
Bankruptcy judge gives Hostess Brands preliminary OK to shut operations, pending final court hearing next week.
Officials are probing building-code violations at some of the city's swankiest fashion-photography studios, all thanks to a rival trying to shut down the competition, The Post has learned.
Exeter shuts-outs Yosemite Badgers 55-0.
Congresswoman Chellie Pingree's office says a firearm manufacturing company is shutting down its operations in Windham next year.
Buzz will be shut down "in a few weeks," Google said in a blog post Friday, as the company redirects its social focus toward its new Google+ network.
Bywater Shuts Down Titans.
Bon-Ton to shut down Carson's store in Calumet , Ill.
Wait until the great Atlantic Conveyor shuts down.
The youth orchestra is shutting down early this year because the SSO has run out of money.
Chris Brown's Lawyer Shut Him Up In The Courtroom.
Sedov-Taylor bubble into the surrounding gas, which shuts off star formation and reduces SMBH accretion until such time as the gas makes its way back to the central regions.
Thermal instabilities in cooling galactic coronae: fuelling star formation in galactic discs
The IBL will be installed in the ATLAS experiment during the LHC shut-down in 2013-14.
Prototype ATLAS IBL Modules using the FE-I4A Front-End Readout Chip
The overﬂow shuts off after periastron; near apastron the remaining overﬂow material settles into a quasi-steady accretion disc.
Supernova Remnants, Pulsars and the Interstellar Medium - Summary of a Workshop Held at U Sydney, March 1999
An important point which should be mentioned, is that in most of the analyses of the H ± signals, it is always assumed that it decays only into standard particles and that the SUSY decay modes are shut.
The Higgs Working Group: Summary Report
Based on an investigation of Abell 2390 at z = 0.2279 and a comparison to the cluster MS 1621.5+2640 at z = 0.4274 Abraham et al. (1996) and Morris et al. (1998) suggest that the star formation process is shut down by a combination of gas stripping followed by gas exhaustion via star formation.
Near-infrared adaptive optics observations of galaxy clusters: Abell 262 at z=0.0157, J1836.3CR at z=0.414, and PKS 0743-006 at z=0.994