high sign

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Origin of high sign

First recorded in 1900–05
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Related Words for high sign

alert, signal

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Idioms and Phrases with high sign

high sign

A secret signal intended to warn or inform, as in Dad gave us the high sign when it was time to leave. This expression presumably alludes to a gesture such as a hand wave. [c. 1900]

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