counter-roll

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare control and comptroller.

NounEdit

counter-roll (plural counter-rolls)

  1. (Britain, law, obsolete) A duplicate roll (record or account) kept by an officer as a check upon another officer's roll.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for counter-roll in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)