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beckon
used in The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin

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to call — typically to ask or tell someone to come nearer by using a hand gesture or a nod of the head
  • On this, Lord Mansfield, one of the counsel rose, and beckoning me took me into the clerk's chamber, while the lawyers were pleading, and asked me if I was really of opinion that no injury would be done the proprietary estate in the execution of the act.

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