Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
131Higgins (1923) CAPTAINCAPTAINCAPTAIN: Right index and thumb traces the epaulets on the left arm.27hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=131&refid=higgins1923
554Long (1918) CAPTAINCAPTAIN, OFFICERCAPTAIN, or OFFICER in general: Place the hand upon the shoulder, thus indicating the shoulder straps or epaulets.66hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=554&refid=long1918
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
364Dougherty (1913) CAPTAINN/AMALE~DOCTOR FUTURE DIE, 3P-POSS BODY B-U-S-T SHAPE IN W-E-S-T-M-I-N-S-T-E-R A-B-B-E-Y, THERE(up,rf,rt) WHO MANY+(rf) FAMOUS MALE CAPTAIN, GENTRY, KING, ARMY WRITE VARIOUS THERE+++(rt-to-lt) MUCH. 36hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=dougherty&glossid=364