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Another crash, which nearly shut up his spine like a telescope, told him that there were no wings.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
After his death crowds flocked to his grave to touch his holy monument, till the authorities caused the church yard to be shut.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
The gnarled hands shut up into clenched fists, and the feeble voice trailed off in an agonized moan.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
Such throats are trying, are they not?In case one catches cold; Ah, yes!
BOYS AND GIRLS BOOKSHELF; A PRACTICAL PLAN OF CHARACTER BUILDING, VOLUME I (OF 17)VARIOUS
The commander-in-chief still kept him attached to the headquarter staff, and constantly employed him on special service.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
He shut his fist and hit Butterface a weak but well intended right-hander on the nose.
THE GIANT OF THE NORTHR.M. BALLANTYNE
So far Murat had always held subordinate commands; his great ambition was to become the commander-in-chief of an independent army.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Their jurisdictions overlapped and the Gascon would play second fiddle to no one save to his great brother-in-law.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
The Professor went straight home and shut himself up in his study.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Hilda suggested that the ticket-clerk should be interrogated, but the aperture of communication with him was shut.
HILDA LESSWAYSARNOLD BENNETT
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WORDS RELATED TO SHUT IN

  • boxed
  • caged
  • cased
  • close in
  • confined
  • cooped
  • corralled
  • fence in
  • hedged
  • hem in
  • mewed
  • shut in
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