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: to urge to be quiet : hush
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dumb, extinguish, hush, mute, quell, quiet, quieten [chiefly British], settle, shut up, silence, squelch, still
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1925, in the meaning defined above
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30 Sep 2018
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: to tell (someone) to be quiet
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