Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 23, 2024

Search: CONFESSION

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
173Higgins (1923) ADMITCONFESSIONCONFESSION: Indicate unburdening of the bosom by placing both palms on the breast and raising them up and out to supine.34hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=173&refid=higgins1923
174Higgins (1923) CONFESSIONCONFESSIONCONFESSION: Indicate unburdening of the bosom by placing both palms on the breast and raising them up and out to supine. For sacramental confession, add the grating by crossing open fingers at side of face, palms inward. (Sometimes "grating" alone is used.)34hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=174&refid=higgins1923
1087Long (1918) CONFESSIONCONFESSION (Sacramental)CONFESSION (Sacramental): Same as "Penance" (Sacrament).120hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1087&refid=long1918
1131Long (1918) CONFESSIONPENANCE (sacrament)PENANCE (Sacrament): The fingers of both right hands crossed are held to the right ear as if forming a screen. XXX,454.122hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=1131&refid=long1918
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