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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.

West's Encyclopedia of American Law, edition 2. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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In practice, volumes collected on the cotton rolls varied between 10 and 1057 [micro]L of saliva with the percentage of samples with a volume <200 [micro]L varying between 20% and 80%, depending on the experience of the sampler, the sampling population, and other factors.
In this study, teeth were isolated using cotton rolls. However, isolation by rubber dam or cotton rolls is equally effective and results in similar retention rates [Locker et al., 2003].
This is ridiculous that a hospital with annual budget of millions of rupees cannot provide the bandage, cutter and cotton rolls. Actually those who show some reference of a VIP from Health department are treated in a VIP manner.
The cotton rolls were then remoistened, and the cucumbers and mesh platform were removed, and any attached pupae were gently brushed off in box.
ELABORATE CONCEALMENT: One of the 40 cotton rolls in which the pounds 38m of cocaine was concealed
The manuscript used by Robbins for his edition, MS Cotton Rolls ii.23, was unknown to Haferkorn, who lists four distinct branches of the text of the poem and prints a version that differs from the text of the fragment.
"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.
The seized items included talismans, amulets, worry beads, animal skins, sorcery knives, magic teaching books, bags containing fish skeletons, animal bones, ampoules full of blood and other liquids, animal drawings, strings, pieces of charcoals, finger rings, oysters, leaves, powders, cotton rolls used in sorcery, thread and some dark materials, customs officials said.
Chemical mixtures are put on cotton rolls inside tunnels within a Plexiglas chamber.