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shut-in

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1 as in homebody

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2 as in valley, vale

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The first known use of shut-in was in the 14th century

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“Shut-in.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/shut-in. Accessed 17 May. 2021.

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