To shut up

To close; to make fast the entrances into; as, to shut up a house.
To obstruct
To inclose; to confine; to imprison; to fasten in; as, to shut up a prisoner.
- Sir W. Raleigh.
to cease speaking.
- T. Hughes.

See also: Shut, Shut, Shut, Shut

References in classic literature ?
Tom took his cigar out of his mouth, to shut up his eye (which had grown rather unmanageable) with the greater expression, and to tap his nose several times with his finger.
Chirac's Brezhnev-like instruction to them to shut up and not attempt to meddle in the affairs of grown-ups rightly infuriated them, and the joint Franco-German-Russian approach to the Iraq question just as rightly worries them.
I used to own a dog, and people would tell it to shut up, and I just don't like the way it sounds - it's a thing I have,'' Cwayna said.