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 for Cold shut
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Shut \Shut\, n.
     The act or time of shutting; close; as, the shut of a door.
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           Just then returned at shut of evening flowers.
                                                    --Milton.
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     2. A door or cover; a shutter. [Obs.] --Sir I. Newton.
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     3. The line or place where two pieces of metal are united by
        welding.
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     Cold shut, the imperfection in a casting caused by the
        flowing of liquid metal upon partially chilled metal;
        also, the imperfect weld in a forging caused by the
        inadequate heat of one surface under working.
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