Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
645Higgins (1923) CONTESTRACERACE: Both hands as in "accompany" but the hands are pushed ahead and backward alternately. (Contest) (Rivalry) (Rival).114hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=645&refid=higgins1923
467Long (1918) CONTESTCONTEST, RIVALRY, RACECONTEST, RIVALRY, RACE: Hold the "A" hands out in front, thumbs up, and side by side; push the right hand outward to front and at the same time draw the left back; then the left foward and right back; and so on, repeating the motion several times. X,211.58hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=467&refid=long1918
466Long (1918) STRUGGLECONTESTCONTEST (between opponents, more or less bitter): Hold the "G" hands in front, palms toward self, end to end, a foot apart; move both together toward left side, then toward the right side, keeping their relative positions. Repeat motion several times. X,210.58hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=466&refid=long1918
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