shut in
 n.— «The most important deal ever consummated in the history of the oil business was brought to a head at a late hour last night.…The great shut-down movement was completed in every detail, and the shut-down or shut-in will go into effect to-day.» —“A Big Deal in Oil” in Pittsburg, Pa. New York Times Nov. 2, 1887. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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