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- interj. An exclamation used to get people's attention to sell something.
- v. Make into a cylinder by rolling
- v. Make into a bundle
- v. Arrive by vehicle, usually by car
- n. A self-made cigarette from tobacco and rolling paper. (Sometimes spelt as roll-up.)
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. close (a car window) by causing it to move up, as with a handle
- v. arrive in a vehicle:
- v. get or gather together
- v. make into a bundle
- v. form into a cylinder by rolling
- v. form a cylinder by rolling
- v. show certain properties when being rolled
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He saw her brow gradually grow clear and calm, and every line of trouble fade from her face, as shadows and clouds roll up from the landscape at day-dawn, till at last there was a rapt, peaceful expression, an evenness of breathing, as if she slept, and were dreaming some heavenly dream.
When large arteries are wounded, and the bleeding cannot be stopped by styptics, a ligature is necessary for this purpose; prepare a cushion or roll up a handkerchief in the form of a cushion, and place it on the artery above the wound; then draw a ligature around the cushion and limb, tight enough to stop the blood, then tie the artery.
The Cherokee Physician, or Indian Guide to Health, as Given by Richard Foreman, a Cherokee Doctor; Comprising a Brief View of Anatomy, With General Rules for Preserving Health without the Use of Medicines. The Diseases of the U. States, with Their Symptoms, Causes, and Means of Prevention, are Treated on in a Satisfactory Manner. It Also Contains a Description of a Variety of Herbs and Roots, Many of which are not Explained in Any Other Book, and their Medical Virtues have Hitherto been Unknown to the Whites; To which is Added a Short Dispensatory.
You may occasionally roll up your eyes and exclaim ‘Hélas, quelle horreur!’ or, if you prefer it, ‘Merciful Heaven, can I believe my ears?’
In the morning, having swept the yard, and washed ourselves, under Goodin's superintendence, we were ordered to roll up our blankets, and make ready for the continuance of our journey.
Neagley suggested Army CID should roll up unannounced and match the books with physical inventory.
The Soviet 86th Rifle Division tried to storm across the frozen Neva River and roll up Schlüsselburg from the flank, but the attack failed in the face of concentrated fire from the German defenders.
In a related development, as transition-hungry writers like to put it, a new sense of to roll up wheeled into the lexicon.
Their first reaction had been to raise their mindshields and roll up like frightened armadillos.
"You little puntas," Gustavo said, stepping up and beginning to roll up the bloodstained rug.
The light is different, and more tender; the clouds roll up in softer lines; and even in the wind – cold as it is yet – there comes the strange wild scent of swelling buds.