Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 24, 2024

Search: SPIDER

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
732Higgins (1923) SPIDERSPIDERSPIDER: Both prone hands crossed at wrists, little fingers linked, fingers hanging down and moving to imitate legs of spider.129hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=732&refid=higgins1923
864Long (1918) SPIDERSPIDERSPIDER: Cross the hands, fingers pointing outward, and clasp the little fingers; work the fingers like the legs of a spider, extending the hands forward the while. XVII,341.95hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=864&refid=long1918
545Michaels (1923) SPIDERSPIDERSPIDER: 1. Hold both hands near the breast with palms turned outward and fingers bent in. 2. Move the hands upward wiggling the fingers as you do so. 3. Have a frightened look.117hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=545&refid=michaels1923
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