Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

Search: DEFEAT-1P

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
176Higgins (1923) DEFEAT-1PCONQUERCONQUER: Both "A" hands horizontal, thumbs upward, right moves over and down on left pushing left over with itself. (Overcome) (Defeat) (Beat).34hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=176&refid=higgins1923
460Long (1918) DEFEAT-1PBEAT, DEFEAT, WIN OVERBEAT, DEFEAT, WIN OVER: Hold out left "A" hand, thumb pointing up; holding the other hand in similar position somewhat back, bring it forward against the other and push them both over, indicating the one had overcome the other. X,208.57hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=460&refid=long1918
58Michaels (1923) DEFEAT-1PBEATBEAT (in a contest): 1. Close the fingers of both hands in the palms. 2. Let the thumbs stick up. 3. Hold the left hand in front of you. 4. Hold the right hand a little behind the left hand. 5. Push the left hand thumb over with the right hand thumb.29hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=58&refid=michaels1923
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