1879, in the meaning defined at sense 1
sign of the cross
sign one's own death warrant
“Sign on.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sign%20on. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.
Nglish: Translation of sign on for Spanish Speakers
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