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Roller


ROLLER, noun

1. That which rolls; that which turns on its own axis; particularly, a cylinder of wood, stone or metal, used in husbandry and the arts. Rollers are of various kinds and used for various purposes.

2. A bandage; a fillet; properly, a long and broad bandage used in surgery.

3. A bird of the magpie kind, about the size of a jay.

A bird of the genus Coracias, found in Europe; called also the German parrot.