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shut

the line along which pieces of metal are welded
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He snored peacefully and regularly; but one eye was not perfectly shut.
But the door was shut, and I could not see the management of it, which might have given me an idea of the number of men employed on board the Nautilus.
Tis a shame both to the rig'mints and the Arrmy sendin' down little orf'cer bhoys wid a draf' av strong men mad wid liquor an' the chanst av gettin' shut av India, an' niver a punishment that's fit to be given right down an' away from cantonmints to the dock
They remained in great quietness till the caretaker should have come to shut the windows: as a precaution, putting themselves in total darkness by barring the shutters as before, lest the woman should open the door of their chamber for any casual reason.
When it did shut it did so unexpectedly and knocked one's hat off.
Tulkinghorn's case at present, though Mademoiselle Hortense, with her eyes almost shut up (but still looking out sideways), is only smiling contemptuously and shaking her head.
I have fished for trout, in Tahoe, and at a measured depth of eighty-four feet I have seen them put their noses to the bait and I could see their gills open and shut.
If you love somebody, my charmer, that is not a reason to shut yourself up.
He shut the window and disappeared, but a moment afterward a big door in the wall opened and admitted Dorothy to a small room, which seemed to be a part of the wall and built into it.
Now," said the Shaggy Man, "you must all shut your eyes tight, and keep them shut until I tell you to open them.
I was conveniently deaf to him--reached the first floor landing--and arrived at a door which shut off the whole staircase higher up; an iron door, as solid as if it belonged to a banker's strong-room, and guarded millions of money.
Having given that advice, he returned to his room, and shut out the horrid fresh air with a loud exclamation of relief.