a substantial nod or motion associated with mind or hand esp as a telephone call or command
- To inform or phone by a nod or a motion of this mind or hand to intimate a command to
- A vat See right back
- To nod or make an indication using the mind or hand
- See Beak
- A small brook
- a beckoning gesture
- See Beak.
- a tiny brook.
- A vat. See Straight Back.
- To nod, or make an indication aided by the head or hand.
- To notify or call by a nod, or a motion associated with mind or hand; to intimate a demand to.
- a substantial nod, or motion for the head or hand, esp. as a call or command.
Name Origin: Scandinavian
Name Gender: Male
belated 14c., "mute sign," from noun utilization of bekken (v.), variant of becnan "to beckon" (see beckon). Transferred feeling of "slightest indicator of will" is from late 15c.
- c.1300, reducing of beckon. (v.).
(n.) A tiny brook.
- (v. i.) To nod, or make an indicator using head or hand.
- (v. t.) To inform or phone by a nod, or a motion of this mind or hand; to intimate a command to.
- (n.) A significant nod, or movement of this head or hand, esp. as a call or command.
He controlled all the lands from the Elbe to the Pyrenees, and had Spain and Italy at his beck and call.