noun, plural signs manual.
- sign away,
- sign in,
- sign language,
- sign of aggregation,
- sign of the cross,
- sign of the zodiac,
- sign off,
- sign on
Origin of sign manual
Examples from the Web for sign manual
We may observe that the article of Purveyance is here very gently touched upon, and confined to a sign-manual.
Sir William has since published a hand imprint used as a sign-manual and printed in 1858.Dactylography|Henry Faulds
On being satisfied of its accuracy, the Baron marks the signature as "revised;" and in due time the sign-manual is affixed to it.
He was preaching that severity which is the sign-manual of youth and hope.Twelve Types|G.K. Chesterton
Nevertheless, his sign-manual is content with humble and stagnant conditions.Modern Essays|John Macy