Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

Search: RAT

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
647Higgins (1923) RATRATRAT: Right vertical "R" hand, palm outward, with middle and index tips scratching at end of nose.114hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=647&refid=higgins1923
860Long (1918) RATRATRAT: Rub the "R" hand upward across the side of the nose, or use both "R" hands in the same way. XVII,340.95hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=860&refid=long1918
486Michaels (1923) RATRATRAT: 1. Lap the middle finger over the index finger, both hands. 2. Put the fingers so fixed on the sides of your nose and move them up and down a little. 3. Skin or turn up your nose a little. Point to a rat hole if convenient.107hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=486&refid=michaels1923
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