Historical Sign Language Database
Georgetown University
February 26, 2024


Entry ID Book Source Reference Gloss Author’s gloss Description Page URL
688Higgins (1923) pn:SCOTLANDSCOTCHSCOTCH: Palms inward, open fingers crossed, hands drawn apart down to sides; or, tips of right prone spread fingers along left sleeve and then across to indicate the plaid.121hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=688&refid=higgins1923
938Long (1918) pn:SCOTLANDSCOTLANDSCOTLAND: Bring the "5" hands up in front, palms toward self, the palm of the right hand resting against the back of the left in such a way that the fingers of both hands cross at an angle representing an "X;" let the hands drop away toward the sides. Note that the fingers when thus held represent the plaid. XX,366. (2) Place back of the extended right hand across the left arm; draw it across and then turning the hand over repeat, representing plaids on arm.103hsldb.georgetown.edu/books/book-window.php?id=938&refid=long1918
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