linen scroll


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Scroll \Scroll\, n. [A dim. of OE. scroue, scrowe (whence E.
   escrow), OF. escroe, escroue, F. ['e]crou entry in the jail
   book, LL. scroa scroll, probably of Teutonic origin; cf. OD.
   schroode a strip, shred, slip of paper, akin to E. shred. Cf.
   Shred, Escrow.]
   1. A roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a
      roll; a schedule; a list.
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            The heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll.
                                                  --Isa. xxxiv.
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            Here is the scroll of every man's name. --Shak.
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   2. (Arch.) An ornament formed of undulations giving off
      spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman
      architectural ornament is largely of some scroll pattern.
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   3. A mark or flourish added to a person's signature, intended
      to represent a seal, and in some States allowed as a
      substitute for a seal. [U.S.] --Burrill.
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   4. (Geom.) Same as Skew surface. See under Skew.
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   Linen scroll (Arch.) See under Linen.

   Scroll chuck (Mach.), an adjustable chuck, applicable to a
      lathe spindle, for centering and holding work, in which
      the jaws are adjusted and tightened simultaneously by
      turning a disk having in its face a spiral groove which is
      entered by teeth on the backs of the jaws.

   Scroll saw. See under Saw.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Linen \Lin"en\, n. [Prop. an adj. from OE. lin flax, AS.
   l[imac]n flax, whence l[imac]nen made of flax; akin to OS.,
   Icel., & MHG. l[imac]n flax and linen, G. lein, leinen,
   linen, Sw. lin flax, Goth. lein linen, L. linum flax, linen,
   Gr. li`non. Cf. Line, Linseed.]
   1. Thread or cloth made of flax or (rarely) of hemp; -- used
      in a general sense to include cambric, shirting, sheeting,
      towels, tablecloths, etc.; as, bed linens "In linen white
      as milk." --Robert of Brunne.
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   2. Underclothing, esp. the shirt, as being, in former times,
      chiefly made of linen.
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   Linen draper, a dealer in linen.

   Linen prover, a small microscope for counting the threads
      in a given space in linen fabrics.

   Linen scroll, Linen pattern (Arch.), an ornament for
      filling panels, copied from the folds of a piece of stuff
      symmetrically disposed.
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