Hand language

Related to Hand language: body language, sign language
the art of conversing by the hands, esp. as practiced by the deaf and dumb; dactylology.

See also: Hand

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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There are bills designed to further punish and discredit the already weakened PNA; deny funding to United Nations Relief and Workers' Agency for Palestine; outlaw the Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions movement; and recognise, through clever sleight of hand language, Israel's control over the Occupied Territories.
On the other hand language marks affiliation to a group.
But the edgy energy of the performers, their precision when delivering Shobana's detailed foot and hand language, was overpowered by a soundtrack which had an altogether different message.
The alleged bomb plot involved plans to blow up US-bound transatlantic passenger jets in mid-flight using liquid-based explosive devices hidden in hand language.
Finally, the legislation continues to build on earlier Congressional legislation using slight of hand language in an attempt to erase the distinction in US law between Israel and illegal Israeli colonies in occupied territories.