Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 20, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
662Higgins (1923) cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse)RIDERIDE: Right inverted "V" fingers astride left "B," palm of left hand rightward, and both hands moved to represent the galloping of horse and rider.116hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=662&refid=higgins1923
333Long (1918) cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse)RIDERIDE: Place the right forefinger and middle finger of one hand astride the left "B" hand held edgewise; lift the hands and let them fall, imitating motion of horse.47hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=333&refid=long1918
491Michaels (1923) cl:LEGSonB(ride-horse)RIDERIDE (to ride a horse): 1. Straddle the left index finger with the index and middle fingers of the right hand. 2. Move both hands forward in an up and down gait. To ride in the cars: Sign railroad. To ride in an auto: Sign automobile.107hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=491&refid=michaels1923
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