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sign language

noun

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as in body language, sign

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The first known use of sign language was in 1824

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“Sign language.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/sign%20language. Accessed 18 May. 2021.

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