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Date: 1500-1600
Origin: SHUT1

shutter

1 noun
     
shutter
Related topics: Household, Photography
shut‧ter1 [countable]
1 [usually plural]DH one of a pair of wooden or metal covers on the outside of a window that can be closed to keep light out or prevent thieves from coming in
2TCP a part of a camera that opens for a very short time to let light onto the film

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