Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
March 2, 2024

Search: VEIL

Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
810Higgins (1923) VEILVEILVEIL: Both "V" hands, palms towards sides of face and fingers pointing to sides of forehead, drawn down to shoulders.142hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=810&refid=higgins1923
616Michaels (1923) cl:55(filter)~gs:PUT-ON-VEILVEILVEIL: 1. Place the right hand palm lengthwise on the back of the left hand. 2. Hold the hands up before your eyes. 3. Draw the hands apart right hand going right and left to the left. 4. Pass the hand around to the back of the head. Go through the motion of a woman putting on a veil.130hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=616&refid=michaels1923
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