Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
383Higgins (1923) HANDKERCHIEFHANDKERCHIEFHANDKERCHIEF: Right bent index and thumb of closed hand at either side of the nose as if using a handkerchief.70hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=383&refid=higgins1923
270Michaels (1923) HANDKERCHIEFHANDKERCHIEFHANDKERCHIEF: 1. Wipe before the mouth with the fingers. 2. Sign white, viz.: Put the palm of the hand to the shirt front and draw it outward, close the fingers.70hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=270&refid=michaels1923
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