Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 21, 2024

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Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
199Higgins (1923) MADCROSS (ill tempered)CROSS (Ill tempered): Separated fingers of right bent hand, palm inward before the face, as if dug into the face like talons.38hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=199&refid=higgins1923
125Long (1918) MADCROSSCROSS: Place the hand, pointing upward before the face, palm to it; bend the fingers toward face like the talons of an eagle, repeating motion several times, and add meaning by expression of the face. IV,57.26hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=125&refid=long1918
142Michaels (1923) MADCROSSCROSS: 1. Hold the right palm before your face and draw in the fingers. 2. Move the hand downward and up, as if scratching the face, repeat. 45hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=142&refid=michaels1923
209Michaels (1923) MADFIERCEFIERCE: 1. See cross. Have a stern look. 58hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=209&refid=michaels1923
367Michaels (1923) MADMADMAD: 1. Draw the bent in fingers of the left hand down from the forehead to the chin. 2. Have an ugly or angry look.87hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=367&refid=michaels1923
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