Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun An obsolete form of usher.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun obsolete An usher.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Someone who hushes, insisting on silence.
  • noun Obsolete form of usher.

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

hush +‎ -er

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

hush +‎ -er

Examples

  • It was unclear what was said because Fisher turned on a husher.

    Levy trial jury is finalized

  • From Sp., literally "eggs" husher-a device that enhances silence by canceling out other sounds inductiontube-a maglev mass transportation system common throughout North America infovoid'the usable three-dimensional area of an open, active box integral-intact, whole, undamaged, unharmed juice-any kind of drug keiretsu-a huge industrial-commercial combine.

    The Mocking Program

  • Reaching for his desk, he stroked a blue contact strip to mute the husher.

    The Mocking Program

  • A privacy shield promptly enveloped the cubicle in semidarkness, much as the husher insulated the sound within from the walkway beyond.

    The Mocking Program

  • Much of yesterday's arraignment occurred at the bench of Magistrate Judge Diana Epps who turned on the courtroom's husher so that the audience, including Price supporters, Wone family members, and the media could not hear the discussion.

    The BLT: The Blog of Legal Times

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