Definition of 'shut in'
Example sentences containing 'shut-in'
THE LIVES OF CHRISTOPHER CHANT (1988)
The Englishman had a shut-in feeling, as though the buildings were closing in on him.COVER STORY (2002)
No one was here at the moment, but Amy was on her way, bringing supplies to the shut-in.ABSOLUTE ZERO (2002)
Definition of shut in from the Collins English Dictionary
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