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  • n. Alternative form of signal.
  • v. Alternative form of signal.

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Examples

  • Gulielmo being aged, and never acquainted with the affectiotiate proceedings of Gerbino, nor any doubtfull reason to urge this security from him, in a case convenient to be granted: yeelded the sooner thereto right willingly, and as a signall of his honourable meaning, he sent him his royall Glove, with a full confirmation for his safe conduct.

    The Decameron

  • Saladine, was a man so powerfull and valiant, as not onely his very valour made him Soldan of Babylon, and also gave him many signall victories, over Kings of the Sarrazens, and of Christians likewise.

    The Decameron

  • Menghino stayed with his troope, in a neere neighbouring house to the Mayden, attending when the signall would be given: but

    The Decameron

  • So, having made the signall, he went to open the doore, even when Giovanni

    The Decameron

  • That day Captaine Goodwin had in commandement from the Generall, that when the assault should be giuen to the towne, he should make a proffer of an escalade on the other side, where he held his guard: but he (mistaking the signall that should haue bene giuen) attempted the same long before the assault, and was shot in the mouth.

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • For signall that both hosts should cease from armes,

    Bussy D'Ambois and The Revenge of Bussy D'Ambois

  • Eanes scolded me when he called. declared I was signall - ing to a convoy

    Elizabeth Herbert Smith Taylor Diaries (#4994). 8 September 1918-10 May 1919

  • Eagle Tower, gave signall when to march and when to retreate, according to the motions of the enemy, which hee observed at a distance.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 1 (of 2)

  • Potts one of our party. about 10 A.M. we saw the smoke arrose as if the country had been set on fire up the valley of this creek about 7 ms. distant we were at a loss to determine whether it had been set on fire by the natives as a signall among themselves on discovering us, as is their custom or whether it had been set on fire by Capt.

    The Journals of Lewis and Clark, 1804-1806

  • The former Texas signall caller mentioned that the St. Louis Rams, owners of the first pick in the draft, have spoken with him, fueling speculation that they will draft a defensive tackle with the first pick and target McCoy with the first pick of the second roud.

    Burnt Orange Nation

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