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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.

His distant friends, he beckons near. Dryden.

It beckons you to go away with it. Shak.


© Webster 1913.

Beck"on, n.

A sign made without words; a beck.

"At the first beckon."



© Webster 1913.

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