Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
673Long (1918) AGGRESSIVEWILFULWILFUL: Strike the breast upward with the thumb of the right "A" hand several times; or rub upward with the same hand against the breast, giving the body a slight forward movement as if pressing against the restraint of the right hand.77hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=673&refid=long1918
90Michaels (1923) AGGRESSIVEBOAST, BRAGBOAST or BRAG: 1. Close the fingers partly in the palm of the right hand. 2. With the sticking up thumb of the hand strike against the breast two or three times. Have a proud expression.35hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=90&refid=michaels1923
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