Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: ORDER

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
169Higgins (1923) ORDERCOMMANDCOMMAND: Right index pointing leftward and moved below tips as if rolling words from the mouth and then out and down from mouth with force. (Appoint) (Decree) (Sentence) (Order).33hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=169&refid=higgins1923
465Long (1918) ORDERORDERORDER (to give a command): Hold the end of the forefinger of the right "G" hand at the mouth, under the lower lip, give it a slight twist outward as in "speak," then elevate toward the right side, carrying the hand as far out as the shoulder, and as high as the head, then turn the hand so the palm is out and throw the hand forward and down. The hand stops before it goes clear down and the forefinger bends forward.58hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=465&refid=long1918
79Michaels (1923) ORDERBID (a command)BID (a command): 1. Put the index finger to the lips. 2. Move it outward in a semi-circle manner toward the object. 3. Have a stern look. 34hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=79&refid=michaels1923
435Michaels (1923) ORDERORDERORDER: 1. See tell. (For a written order): Go through motion of writing in the hand, and give.98hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=435&refid=michaels1923
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