See also:wound up in a cylindrical
See also:form on an
See also:axis, or something which " rolls," that is, moves or is moved along a service by a turning motion . Primarily the word is used of a piece of writing material, such as
See also:parchment or paper, rolled up for the purpose of convenient storage, handling, &c . This is the meaning of the Med .
See also:Lat. rotulus, defined by Du Cange as " Scheda, charta in speciem rotulae seu rotae convoluta." It was thus the convenient name for any document kept in this form as an official record, and hence for any
See also:register, record,
See also:catalogue or official
See also:list . " The Rolls " was the name of the
See also:building where the records of the
See also:Court were kept, the keeper of which was the
See also:Master (q.v.) of the Rolls, now the title of the third member of the
See also:English Supreme Court of Judicature . Other
See also:familiar examples of the use of the word in this sense are the list of those admitted as qualified solicitors, whence the phrase " to strike off the rolls, " of removal by the court of a
See also:solicitor for offences or delinquencies . There are numerous applications of the word to other
See also:objects packed in a cylindrical form, such as
See also:cloth, &c., and particularly to a small
See also:loaf of
See also:bread rolled over before
See also:baking, the crust being thin and crisp and the crumb spongy . In architecture a "
See also:roll " or "
See also:scroll " moulding is a moulding resembling a section of a roll or scroll of parchment with the end overlapping; a " roll and fillet " moulding is a section of a cylindrical moulding with a square fillet
See also:running along the centre of the
See also:face (see
See also:LABEL) . For the sense of an
See also:object that rolls, the word "
See also:roller " is more general, but " roll " is frequent in technical usage for revolving cylinders, especially when working in fixed
See also:bearings . For the
See also:rolling of
See also:steel see ROLLING
See also:MILL .
ALFRED PHILIPPE ROLL (1846– )
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