whisht

verb
\ˈhwisht, ˈwisht\
whishted; whishting; whishts

Definition of whisht 

intransitive verb

chiefly Irish

: hush often used interjectionally to enjoin silence

First Known Use of whisht

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for whisht

Middle English; imitative

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