Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
276Long (1918) SUMMONS~COME-HERECALL, ATTRACT THE ATTENTION OFCALL, ATTRACT THE ATTENTION OF: Hold open left hand out in front, palm down and back slightly toward self; strike the back with the open right hand and then beckon toward self. VII,144.41hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=276&refid=long1918
170Michaels (1923) ATTRACTDRAW (to draw a crowd)DRAW (to draw a crowd): 1. Hold both hands out before you with the palms downward. 2. Draw the hands toward you, meanwhile close the fingers around the thumbs.50hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=170&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
226McGregor (1913) ATTRACTN/ATELEGRAPH(-to-rt) TRAIN(-to-lt) cl-d:BB(railroad-wheels) ATTRACT PEOPLE NEAR++(ctr-to-rt-to-ctr), EARTH ALL(all_around,exp) SMALL(abrupt,int) SMALL+++24hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_sermon&glossid=226