Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: RUN-AWAY

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
338Long (1918) RUN-AWAYRUN AWAY, SLIP AWAYRUN AWAY, SLIP AWAY, LEAVE CLANDESTINELY: Hold out the open left hand, palm down; push the right "G" hand under it quickly as if following the motion of one getting away under cover. Or, (2) Hold open left hand as above, but pointing upward at an angle of 45 degrees; throw the right hand across the palm, as before but pointing upward.47hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=338&refid=long1918
147Michaels (1923) RUN-AWAYCUNNINGCUNNING: 1. Pass the index finger under your left hand held out before you. 2. Look sly.46hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=147&refid=michaels1923
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