Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024

Search: SCISSORS

BOOKS:
Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
209Higgins (1923) SCISSORSCUT OUTCUT OUT: Right index and middle used as scissors to cut off tips of left prone hand. (Scissors). 40hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=209&refid=higgins1923
686Higgins (1923) SCISSORSSCISSORSSCISSORS: Right index and middle used as scissors to cut off tips of left hand which is prone. (Used also to denote "Cut out"). ("Scissors" operated on left arm denotes "Sheep" or "Wool").120hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=686&refid=higgins1923
512Long (1918) SCISSORSSCISSORSSCISSORS: Open and close the two fingers of the right "H" hand imitating the action of scissors blades.62hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=512&refid=long1918
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