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shut in

v.
To confine someone or something in or as if in a closed space: My older brother shut me in the attic to frighten me. Shut in the dog when you leave.
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The council will honor Bill Malley's efforts to remember many of the shut ins on Sweetest Day.
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It offers an array of outreach programs, and ministries for youth, adults, senior citizens, the homeless, shut ins, the poor and those who are imprisoned.