Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 27, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
76Long (1918) FEMALE~FANCYLADYLADY: Sign for "female" and finish as in "gentleman."21hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=76&refid=long1918
339Michaels (1923) FEMALE~FANCYLADYLADY: 1. Draw the thumb from near the temple along the cheek to near the chin. 2. Spread out the fingers of the hand. 3. Touch the breast with the tip of the thumb once or twice.80hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=339&refid=michaels1923
Tag ID Signer(Year) Reference Gloss   Context Segment URL
46Gallaudet (1910) FEMALE~FANCYN/AONCE THAT(1h) CLASS ON WAY CATCH ONE FEMALE~FANCY pn:FRANCE WITH FEMALE~cl-d:B(small-height,l-hand) OLD(r-hand) FIVE(l-hand)5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=46
64Gallaudet (1910) FEMALE~FANCYN/AAND FEMALE~FANCY LEAVE-THERE(-to-rt) GOING(-to-lt) INN(lt) AND STAY DAY(1h) SEVERAL SICK AND(rf) DIE(1h).7hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=gallaudet&glossid=64
3Hubbard (1913) FEMALE~FANCYN/APRESIDENT, gs:ALL(rt-to-ctr arc), FEMALE~FANCY, MALE(rf)~FANCY, 1P-IX-PL HERE ON H-A-L-L-O-W-E-D G-R-O-U-N-D, HAPPEN+ MUCH5hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=hubbard&glossid=3
1McGregor (1912) FEMALE~FANCYN/AFEMALE~FANCY(r-hand) MALE~FANCY(l-hand) HERE, ALWAYS WHEN 1P-IX HEAR ABOUT R-E-S-T-O-R-E-D T-O S-O-C-I-E-T-Y DEAF, THINK ABOUT pn:IRELAND 3P-POSS(rt) F-L-E-A. 1hsldb.georgetown.edu/films/tablefilm.php?source=mcgregor_flea&glossid=1