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Other Beckon Definition

[v] signal with the hands or nod; "She waved to her friends"; "He waved his hand hospitably"
[v] summon with a wave, nod, or some other gesture
[v] appear inviting; "The shop window decorations beckoned"

Synonyms

wave

Misc. Definitions

\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.
\Beck"on\, n. A sign made without words; a beck. ``At the first beckon.'' --Bolingbroke.

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