Indian sign
noun Date: 1910 chiefly British hex, spell

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Indian sign — ☆ Indian sign n. a hex or jinx: chiefly in the phrase have (or put) the Indian sign on * * * …   Universalium

  • Indian sign — ☆ Indian sign n. a hex or jinx: chiefly in the phrase have (or put) the Indian sign on …   English World dictionary

  • indian sign — noun Usage: usually capitalized I Etymology: probably from indian (II) 2 1. : a magic spell for immobilizing or making powerless an opponent or rival have put the Indian sign on that team and beaten them nearly every game or for subjecting… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Indian sign — {n.}, {informal} A magic spell that is thought to bring bad luck; curse; jinx; hoo doo. Used with the , usually after have or with ; and often used in a joking way. * /Bill is a good player, but Ted has the Indian sign on him and always beats him …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Indian sign — {n.}, {informal} A magic spell that is thought to bring bad luck; curse; jinx; hoo doo. Used with the , usually after have or with ; and often used in a joking way. * /Bill is a good player, but Ted has the Indian sign on him and always beats him …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • Indian\ sign — noun informal A magic spell that is thought to bring bad luck; curse; jinx; hoo doo. Used with the , usually after have or with ; and often used in a joking way. Bill is a good player, but Ted has the Indian sign on him and always beats him.… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • Indian sign — noun dated a magic spell or curse …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Indian Sign Language — ISO 639 3 Code : ins ISO 639 2/B Code : ISO 639 2/T Code : ISO 639 1 Code : Scope : Individual Language Type : Living …   Names of Languages ISO 639-3

  • Plains Indian Sign Language — language name=Plains Indian Sign Language states=USA and Canada signers=Few iso3=psdPlains Indian Sign Language (PISL) is a sign language formerly used as an auxiliary interlanguage between Native Americans of the Great Plains of the United… …   Wikipedia

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