Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: BOAT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
100Higgins (1923) BOATBOATBOAT: Both hands horizontal, tips of fingers, lower edges and heels of palm touching to show form of boat, and forward motion as if over the waves.22hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=100&refid=higgins1923
91Michaels (1923) BOATBOATBOAT: 1. Make a trough by putting the little fingers and soft parts of the hands together. 2. Move the trough thusly made forward in an up and down or wavy way. For ship: Stick up three fingers. For steam boats: Put the right hand to the left elbow and revolve the hand.35hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=91&refid=michaels1923
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