Definitions

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  • n. Plural form of roll.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of roll.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • The term rolls of the tongue and provides a convenient explanation for the wave of defaults on residential real estate loans.

    Jonathan Greenspan: Liar's Loans

  • I even like the way his name rolls off the old wagger.

    The Welkening

  • I've heard OK Go in interviews talking about how a label rolls the dice on a lot of bands and hopes one can make it huge and the other ones become lost leaders.

    Superchunk: Rock 'N' Roll For Young And Old

  • Here’s hoping by the time the end of his term rolls around he knows it’s a waste of time to run, because he has hobbled himself beyond repair.

    ABC/Obama Healthcare Special Not so Special in Ratings Game - Warner_Todd_Huston’s blog - RedState

  • Besides the fact that it rolls is there anything here our car companies have experience with?

    Seeing The Rover Up Close - NASA Watch

  • From Graubrot (a dense, crusty rye-wheat sourdough bread) to Vollkornbr ö tchen (whole-grain rolls), more than 300 varieties of bread and 1,200 types of rolls and pastries exist in Germany.

    Fresh Test: Grocery Store Automats Get a Rise Out of German Bakers

  • But once you live in the US as a resident alien and file tax returns there, getting off the IRS tax rolls is not easy, even when you leave.

    Income tax

  • Adding more to the Medicare rolls is throwing gasoline on the fire – but what did you expect from Washington? watch out!

    Pelosi signals openness to health care bill without public option

  • Just watching JRM leaves me exhausted, what with henry's constant histrionic manstylings, and every fifteen minutes someone is either having loud screaming sex or getting stabbed or something. have not yet made pumpkin rolls, although there may be pumpkin cheesecake pie this weekend. there will be shenanigans this weekend. i'm actually thinking of seeing new moon. christopher heyerdahl ... martin sheen.

    stuff.

  • So this morning i realized that i didn't have it together to make pumpkin rolls, and i also didn't want pumpkin pancakes.

    afrikan style.

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