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Barcarolle
Barcarolle Bar"ca*rolle, n. [F. barcarolle, fr. It. barcaruola, fr. barca bark, barge.] (Mus.) (a) A popular song or melody sung by Venetian gondoliers. (b) A piece of music composed in imitation of such a song.
Carolled
Carol Car"ol, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Caroled, or Carolled; p. pr. & vb. n. Caroling, or Carolling.] 1. To praise or celebrate in song. The Shepherds at their festivals Carol her goodness. --Milton. 2. To sing, especially with joyful notes. Hovering swans . . . carol sounds harmonious. --Prior.
Controlled
Control Con*trol", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Controlled; p. pr. & vb. n. Controlling.] [F. contr[^o]ler, fr. contr[^o]le.] [Formerly written comptrol and controul.] 1. To check by a counter register or duplicate account; to prove by counter statements; to confute. [Obs.] This report was controlled to be false. --Fuller. 2. To exercise restraining or governing influence over; to check; to counteract; to restrain; to regulate; to govern; to overpower. Give me a staff of honor for mine age, But not a scepter to control the world. --Shak. I feel my virtue struggling in my soul: But stronger passion does its power control. --Dryden. Syn: To restrain; rule; govern; manage; guide; regulate; hinder; direct; check; curb; counteract; subdue.
Controller
Controller Con*trol"ler, n. 1. (Elec.) Any electric device for controlling a circuit or system; specif.: (a) An electromagnet, excited by the main current, for throwing a regulator magnet into or out of circuit in an automatic device for constant current regulation. (b) A kind of multiple switch for gradually admitting the current to, or shutting it off from, an electric motor; as, a car controller for an electric railway car. 2. (Mach.) A lever controlling the speed of an engine; -- applied esp. to the lever governing a throttle valve, as of a steam or gasoline engine, esp. on an automobile.
Controllership
Controllership Con*trol"ler*ship, n. The office of a controller.
Corollet
Corollet Cor"ol*let (k?r"?l-l?t), n. [Dim. fr. corolla.] (Bot.) A floret in an aggregate flower. [Obs.] --Martyn.
Dandy roller
Dandy Dan"dy, n.; pl. Dandies. [Cf. F. dandin, ninny, silly fellow, dandiner to waddle, to play the fool; prob. allied to E. dandle. Senses 2&3 are of uncertain etymol.] 1. One who affects special finery or gives undue attention to dress; a fop; a coxcomb. 2. (Naut.) (a) A sloop or cutter with a jigger on which a lugsail is set. (b) A small sail carried at or near the stern of small boats; -- called also jigger, and mizzen. 3. A dandy roller. See below. Dandy brush, a yard whalebone brush. Dandy fever. See Dengue. Dandy line, a kind of fishing line to which are attached several crosspieces of whalebone which carry a hook at each end. Dandy roller, a roller sieve used in machines for making paper, to press out water from the pulp, and set the paper.
Disenrolled
Disenroll Dis`en*roll", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Disenrolled; p. pr. & vb. n. Disenrolling.] To erase from a roll or list. [Written also disenrol.] --Donne.
Drolled
Droll Droll, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Drolled; p. pr. & vb. n. Drolling.] To jest; to play the buffoon. [R.]
Droller
Droll Droll, a. [Compar. Droller; superl. Drollest.] [F. dr[^o]le; cf. G. & D. drollig, LG. drullig, D. drol a thick and short person, a droll, Sw. troll a magical appearance, demon, trolla to use magic arts, enchant, Dan. trold elf, imp, Icel. tr["o]ll giant, magician, evil spirit, monster. If this is the origin, cf. Trull.] Queer, and fitted to provoke laughter; ludicrous from oddity; amusing and strange. Syn: Comic; comical; farcical; diverting; humorous; ridiculous; queer; odd; waggish; facetious; merry; laughable; ludicrous. -- Droll, Laughable, Comical. Laughable is the generic term, denoting anything exciting laughter or worthy of laughter; comical denotes something of the kind exhibited in comedies, something humorous of the kind exhibited in comedies, something, as it were, dramatically humorous; droll stands lower on the scale, having reference to persons or things which excite laughter by their buffoonery or oddity. A laughable incident; a comical adventure; a droll story.
Droller
Droller Droll"er, n. A jester; a droll. [Obs.] --Glanvill.
Drolleries
Drollery Droll"er*y, n.; pl. Drolleries. [F. dr[^o]lerie. See Droll.] 1. The quality of being droll; sportive tricks; buffoonery; droll stories; comical gestures or manners. The rich drollery of ``She Stoops to Conquer.' -- Macaulay. 2. Something which serves to raise mirth; as: (a) A puppet show; also, a puppet. [Obs.] --Shak. (b) A lively or comic picture. [Obs.] I bought an excellent drollery, which I afterward parted with to my brother George of Wotton. -- Evelyn.
Drollery
Drollery Droll"er*y, n.; pl. Drolleries. [F. dr[^o]lerie. See Droll.] 1. The quality of being droll; sportive tricks; buffoonery; droll stories; comical gestures or manners. The rich drollery of ``She Stoops to Conquer.' -- Macaulay. 2. Something which serves to raise mirth; as: (a) A puppet show; also, a puppet. [Obs.] --Shak. (b) A lively or comic picture. [Obs.] I bought an excellent drollery, which I afterward parted with to my brother George of Wotton. -- Evelyn.
Drollest
Droll Droll, a. [Compar. Droller; superl. Drollest.] [F. dr[^o]le; cf. G. & D. drollig, LG. drullig, D. drol a thick and short person, a droll, Sw. troll a magical appearance, demon, trolla to use magic arts, enchant, Dan. trold elf, imp, Icel. tr["o]ll giant, magician, evil spirit, monster. If this is the origin, cf. Trull.] Queer, and fitted to provoke laughter; ludicrous from oddity; amusing and strange. Syn: Comic; comical; farcical; diverting; humorous; ridiculous; queer; odd; waggish; facetious; merry; laughable; ludicrous. -- Droll, Laughable, Comical. Laughable is the generic term, denoting anything exciting laughter or worthy of laughter; comical denotes something of the kind exhibited in comedies, something humorous of the kind exhibited in comedies, something, as it were, dramatically humorous; droll stands lower on the scale, having reference to persons or things which excite laughter by their buffoonery or oddity. A laughable incident; a comical adventure; a droll story.
Ductor roller
Ductor Duc"tor, n. [L., fr. ducere to lead.] 1. One who leads. [Obs.] --Sir T. Browne. 2. (Mach.) A contrivance for removing superfluous ink or coloring matter from a roller. See Doctor, 4. --Knight. Ductor roller (Printing), the roller which conveys or supplies ink to another roller. --Knight.
Enrolled
Enroll En*roll", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Enrolled; p. pr. & vb. n. Enrolling.] [Pref. en- + roll: cf. F. enr[^o]ler; pref. en- (L. in) + r[^o]le roll or register. See Roll, n.] [Written also enrol.] 1. To insert in a roil; to register or enter in a list or catalogue or on rolls of court; hence, to record; to insert in records; to leave in writing; as, to enroll men for service; to enroll a decree or a law; also, reflexively, to enlist. An unwritten law of common right, so engraven in the hearts of our ancestors, and by them so constantly enjoyed and claimed, as that it needed not enrolling. --Milton. All the citizen capable of bearing arms enrolled themselves. --Prescott. 2. To envelop; to inwrap; to involve. [Obs.] --Spenser.
Enroller
Enroller En*roll"er, n. One who enrolls or registers.
Friction rollers
Ftiction Ftic"tion, n. [L. frictio, fr. fricare, frictum,to rub: cf. F. friction. See Fray to rub, arid cf. Dentifrice.] 1. The act of rubbing the surface of one body against that of another; attrition; in hygiene, the act of rubbing the body with the hand, with flannel, or with a brush etc., to excite the skin to healthy action. 2. (Mech.) The resistance which a body meets with from the surface on which it moves. It may be resistance to sliding motion, or to rolling motion. 3. A clashing between two persons or parties in opinions or work; a disagreement tending to prevent or retard progress. Angle of friction (Mech.), the angle which a plane onwhich a body is lying makes with a horizontal plane,when the hody is just ready to slide dewn the plane. Note: This angle varies for different bodies, and for planes of different materials. Anti-friction wheels (Mach.), wheels turning freely on small pivots, and sustaining, at the angle formed by their circumferences, the pivot or journal of a revolving shaft, to relieve it of friction; -- called also friction wheels. Friction balls, or Friction rollers, balls or rollers placed so as to receive the pressure or weight of bodies in motion, and relieve friction, as in the hub of a bicycle wheel. Friction brake (Mach.), a form of dynamometer for measuring the power a motor exerts. A clamp around the revolving shaft or fly wheel of the motor resists the motion by its friction, the work thus absorbed being ascertained by observing the force required to keep the clamp from revolving with the shaft; a Prony brake. Friction chocks, brakes attached to the common standing garrison carriages of guns, so as to raise the trucks or wheels off the platform when the gun begins to recoil, and prevent its running back. --Earrow. Friction clutch, Friction coupling, an engaging and disengaging gear for revolving shafts, pulleys, etc., acting by friction; esp.: (a) A device in which a piece on one shaft or pulley is so forcibly pressed against a piece on another shaft that the two will revolve together; as, in the illustration, the cone a on one shaft, when thrust forcibly into the corresponding hollow cone b on the other shaft, compels the shafts to rotate together, by the hold the friction of the conical surfaces gives. (b) A toothed clutch, one member of which, instead of being made fast on its shaft, is held by friction and can turn, by slipping, under excessive strain or in starting. Friction drop hammer, one in which the hammer is raised for striking by the friction of revolving rollers which nip the hammer rod. Friction gear. See Frictional gearing, under Frictional. Friction machine, an electrical machine, generating electricity by friction. Friction meter, an instrument for measuring friction, as in testing lubricants. Friction powder, Friction composition, a composition of chlorate of potassium, antimony, sulphide, etc, which readily ignites by friction. Friction primer, Friction tube, a tube used for firing cannon by means of the friction of a roughened wire in the friction powder or composition with which the tube is filled. Friction wheel (Mach.), one of the wheels in frictional gearing. See under Frictional.
Ground roller
10. (Zo["o]l.) Any species of small ground snakes of the family Tortricid[ae]. Ground roller (Zo["o]l.), any one of several species of Madagascar rollers belonging to Atelornis and allied genera. They are nocturnal birds, and feed on the ground. Roller bolt, the bar in a carriage to which the traces are attached; a whiffletree. [Eng.] Roller gin, a cotton gin inn which rolls are used for separating the seeds from the fiber. Roller mill. See under Mill. Roller skate, a skate which has small wheels in the place of the metallic runner; -- designed for use in skating upon a smooth, hard surface, other than ice.
Inking roller
Inking Ink"ing, a. Supplying or covering with ink. Inking roller, a somewhat elastic roller,used to spread ink over forms of type, copperplates, etc. Inking trough or table, a trough or table from which the inking roller receives its ink.
Inscrolled
Inscroll In*scroll", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Inscrolled; p. pr. & vb. n. Inscrolling.] To write on a scroll; to record. [Written also inscrol.] --Shak.
leaf roller
Tortrix Tor"trix, n. [NL., fr. L. torquere, tortum, to twist.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of small moths of the family Tortricid[ae], the larv[ae] of which usually roll up the leaves of plants on which they live; -- also called leaf roller. 2. (Zo["o]l.) A genus of tropical short-tailed snakes, which are not venomous. One species (Tortrix scytal[ae]) is handsomely banded with black, and is sometimes worn alive by the natives of Brazil for a necklace.
Logroller
Logroller Log"roll`er, n. One who engages in logrolling. [Political cant, U. S.] The jobbers and logrollers will all be against it. --The. Nation.
Patrolled
Patrol Pa*trol", v. i. [imp. & p. p. Patrolled; p. pr. & vb. n. Patrolling.] [F. patrouiller, O. & Prov. F. patrouiller to paddle, paw about, patrol, fr. patte a paw; cf. D. poot paw, G. pfote, and E. pat, v.] To go the rounds along a chain of sentinels; to traverse a police district or beat.
Piping roller
Piping Pip"ing (p[imac]p"[i^]ng), a. [From Pipe, v.] 1. Playing on a musical pipe. ``Lowing herds and piping swains.' --Swift. 2. Peaceful; favorable to, or characterized by, the music of the pipe rather than of the drum and fife. --Shak. 3. Emitting a high, shrill sound. 4. Simmering; boiling; sizzling; hissing; -- from the sound of boiling fluids. Piping crow, Piping crow shrike, Piping roller (Zo["o]l.), any Australian bird of the genus Gymnorhina, esp. G. tibicen, which is black and white, and the size of a small crow. Called also caruck. Piping frog (Zo["o]l.), a small American tree frog (Hyla Pickeringii) which utters a high, shrill note in early spring. Piping hot, boiling hot; hissing hot; very hot. [Colloq.] --Milton.
primerolles
Primrose Prim"rose`, n. [OE. primerole, F. primerole, a derivative fr. LL. primula, from L. primus first. See Prime, a.] (Bot.) (a) An early flowering plant of the genus Primula (P. vulgaris) closely allied to the cowslip. There are several varieties, as the white-, the red-, the yellow-flowered, etc. Formerly called also primerole, primerolles. (b) Any plant of the genus Primula. Evening primrose, an erect biennial herb (Enothera biennis), with yellow vespertine flowers, common in the United States. The name is sometimes extended to other species of the same genus. Primrose peerless, the two-flowered Narcissus (N. biflorus). [Obs.]
Prolled
Proll Proll, v. t. [See Prowl.] [imp. & p. p. Prolled; p. pr. & vb. n. Prolling.] To search or prowl after; to rob; to plunder. [Obs.] --Barrow.
Proller
Proller Proll"er, n. Prowler; thief. [Obs.] --Chapman.
Road roller
Now strike your saile, ye jolly mariners, For we be come unto a quiet rode [road]. --Spenser. On, or Upon, the road, traveling or passing over a road; coming or going; on the way. My hat and wig will soon be here, They are upon the road. --Cowper. Road agent, a highwayman, especially on the stage routes of the unsettled western parts of the United States; -- a humorous euphemism. [Western U.S.] The highway robber -- road agent he is quaintly called. --The century. Road book, a quidebook in respect to roads and distances. Road metal, the broken, stone used in macadamizing roads. Road roller, a heavy roller, or combinations of rollers, for making earth, macadam, or concrete roads smooth and compact. -- often driven by steam. Road runner (Zo["o]l.), the chaparral cock. Road steamer, a locomotive engine adapted to running on common roads. To go on the road, to engage in the business of a commercial traveler. [Colloq.] To take the road, to begin or engage in traveling. To take to the road, to engage in robbery upon the highways. Syn: Way; highway; street; lane; pathway; route; passage; course. See Way.
Rollejee
Rolliche Rol"li*che, n. [Also Rollejee Rol"le*jee, Rollichie Rol"li*chie][D. rolletje a little roll.] A kind of sausage, made in a bag of tripe, sliced and fried, famous among the Dutch of New Amsterdam and still known, esp. in New Jersey.

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