(click/touch triangles for details)
- the soup ladle was walking up the table towards Alice's chair, and beckoning to her impatiently to get out of its way.Chapter 9 — Queen Alice (96% in)
beckoning = signaling (in this case, calling her away from the table so as to get her chair)
- 'Certainly—certainly!' the King muttered, and beckoned to Haigha.Chapter 7 — The Lion and the Unicorn (75% in)
beckoned = signaled (by using a hand gesture or a nod)
There are no more uses of "beckon" in Through the Looking-Glass.
Typical Usage (best examples)