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  • as inmanual alphabet
  • as insign language

synonyms for dactylology

  • American Sign Language
  • deaf-and-dumb alphabet
  • finger alphabet
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How to use dactylology in a sentence

So long as this is true, dactylology can hardly claim to be more than one of the elements of a system of instruction for the deaf.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, VOL. XXI., NO. 531, MARCH 6, 1886VARIOUS
By means of it thoughts are exchanged more quickly than by speech or writing—not to mention dactylology, which lags so far behind.
OLD AND NEW PARIS, V. 2HENRY SUTHERLAND EDWARDS
They pressed hands at parting, firmly and briefly, not for the ordinary dactylology of lovers, but in sign of the treaty of amity.
DIANA OF THE CROSSWAYS, COMPLETEGEORGE MEREDITH
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DACTYLOLOGY

  • American Sign Language
  • dactylology
  • deaf-and-dumb alphabet
  • finger alphabet
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.