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Roll

To commit a Robbery by force. A record of the proceedings of a court or public office.

In some states, a judgment roll is required to be filed by the clerk of the court when he or she enters judgment. It normally contains the summons, pleadings, admissions, and each judgment and order involving the merits of the case or affecting the final judgment. In the federal courts and most state courts, judgments are recorded in the civil docket or criminal docket.

In old English practice, a judgment roll was a roll of parchment containing the entries of the proceedings in an action at law including the entry of judgment. It was filed in the treasury of the court.

A tax roll is a list of the persons and property subject to the payment of a particular tax, with the amounts due; it is compiled and verified in proper form to enable the collecting officers to enforce the tax.

roll

noun account, album, catalogue, census, directory, docket, document, enumeration, index, ledger, list, membership, muster, record, register, registry, roster, schedule, tabula
See also: docket, file, record, register, schedule

ROLL. A schedule of parchment which may be turned up with the hand in the form of a pipe or tube. Jacob, L. D. h.t.
     2. In early times, before paper came in common use, parchment was the substance employed for making records, and, as the art of bookbinding was but little used, economy suggested as the most convenient mode of adding sheet to sheet, as were found requisite, and they were tacked together in such manner that the whole length might be wound up together in the form of spiral rolls.
     3. Figuratively it signifies the records of a court or office. In Pennsylvania the master of the rolls was an officer in whose office were recorded the acts of the legislature. 1 Smith's Laws, 46.

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However, isolation by rubber dam or cotton rolls is equally effective and results in similar retention rates [Locker et al.
This is ridiculous that a hospital with annual budget of millions of rupees cannot provide the bandage, cutter and cotton rolls.
The cotton rolls were then remoistened, and the cucumbers and mesh platform were removed, and any attached pupae were gently brushed off in box.
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It is substantially the same as the version printed by Robbins from London, British Library, MS Cotton Rolls ii.
What's even better about it is there's no need to use additional cotton rolls in a patient's mouth.
More than 28 items, spanning tin cans, metallic paper, magic teaching books, fish bone, animal bones, strings, pieces of charcoals, oysters, leaves, powder, cotton rolls and dark materials were also found from the suspects' bags," Ali Al Mugahwi, Director of the Airport Operations Department at the Dubai Customs, told Khaleej Times on Sunday.