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roll

1. n. a bankroll; lots of money. I earned a roll off that last deal.
2. tv. to rob a drunkard. Those punks can’t get much money by rolling drunks.
3. n. a sustained period of luck or productivity. (see also on a roll.) The fantastic roll that this performer is on is truly exciting.
4. in. to leave, perhaps in a car. I can’t wait around any longer. Let’s roll.

roll

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That's a heavy one," said Jukes, swaying to meet the long roll till his lowered hand touched the planks.
It's lucky for them the old girl has the easiest roll of any ship I've ever been in.
The first half-mile of the road is over bridges made of loose planks laid across two parallel poles, which tilt up as the wheels roll over them; and IN the river.
On the contrary, the coach begins to roll back upon No.
The American's fingers felt swiftly through them--the pockets contained no roll of crisp, new notes.
He felt for the bank roll in the pocket in which he had been accustomed to carry it.
As he drew near the advancing soldiers, and as the roll of their drum came full upon his ears, the old man raised himself to a loftier mien, while the decrepitude of age seemed to fall from his shoulders, leaving him in gray but unbroken dignity.
At the old man's word and outstretched arm, the roll of the drum was hushed at once, and the advancing line stood still.
The Saw-Horse now became quiet, and held its legs rigid; so that Tip, after several efforts, was able to roll him over and set him upright.
Jerry was so secure in his nook that he did not roll away.
If this fool," she said, "should have an uneasy dream and roll into the well men would say that I did it.
As the noise of the troubled ocean when roll the waves on high, as the last peal of thunder in heaven, such is the din of war.
As roll a thousand waves to the rocks, so Swaran's host came on.
Sure an' wasn't it under me roll of blankets I tramped into Oakland meself forty year ago
On Billy's back, inside a painted canvas tarpaulin, was slung the roll of bedding.