See also: Rouleau
- A little roll; a roll of coins put up in paper, or something resembling such a roll.
- 1859, Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities:
- Early in the morning, the rouleau of gold was left at my door in a little box, with my name on the outside.
- 1863, Sheridan Le Fanu, The House by the Churchyard:
- […] he liked your philosophy, and hopes you'll accept of this, which from its weight I take to be a little rouleau of guineas.
- (textiles) A decorative technique that involves creating patterns with piping, cording or bias tape. A rouleau loop uses the same cord or piping as a way of fastening buttons, most notably down the back of bridal gowns.
- rouleau turner
- rouleau loop
- (medicine, chiefly in the plural) A stack of aggregated red blood cells, as seen in certain haematological and other diseases.
- (fortification) One of a bundle of fascines to cover besiegers.
rouleau m (plural rouleaux)