Beckoning
Beckon Beck"on, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Beckoned} (?); p. pr. & vb. n. {Beckoning}.] To make a significant sign to; hence, to summon, as by a motion of the hand. [1913 Webster]

His distant friends, he beckons near. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

It beckons you to go away with it. --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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