sign manual


Definition of sign manual


signs manual

  1. 1a :  signature; specifically :  the king's signature on a royal grant or charter placed at the top of the document b :  an identifying mark or device

  2. 2 :  a hand gesture for conveying a command or message

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15th Century

First Known Use of sign manual

15th century

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a trip made at another's expense

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