EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROLL CALL

Next morning, at roll call, each colonel spoke to his regiment.

It was Vergniaud's duty to proclaim the result of the roll call.

At the end of the roll call, the doors of the GO rockets closed.

Absence from roll call was punished by a fine of a shilling.

The roll call on the night of the 7th showed the strength of the Battalion as 635.

H will never again fall in for roll call on this side of the deadline.

At roll call in the mornings Morrison and Stewart hardly ever answered.

Not the least of their boasts should be their ability to stand a roll call at all times.

But he had to hurry desperately to get his clothes on in time for roll call.

On roll call it was found that Major Elliot and fifteen men were missing.

WORD ORIGIN

1775, from roll (n.) "list of names used to determine who is present" (a sense attested from 1590s) + call (v.).

MORE RELATED WORDS FOR ROLL CALL

roll

nounlist, roster
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