terp
 n.— «One of the most pleasant and rewarding contacts we (husband and I) had with deaf signers was at a lunchj where one of the other hearing people who signed, (actually a terp, but off duty) was willing to both sign and voice interpret back and forth for us.» —“Re: Question for all of you…“ by Miriam Clifford (dmimi@ecsvax.bitnet) Usenet: bit.listserv.deaf-l Nov. 25, 1992. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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