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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR ROLLING

Mist, mist, rolling mist with a square black tower above it.

And when he had told her all, she sat silent, rolling her handkerchief in her fingers.

The shape of the bar presents no difficulties in the way of rolling.

"Been rolling that to the top of the mountain," he said lightly.

At the rate the rigs are rolling in, it'll take us all to put up the teams.

The 'bus was now rolling over London Bridge, and the Cathedral could not be seen.

But rolling to the feast on the top of the omnibus the Professor lost his high spirits.

"I am stifling," said the dying man, rolling round his ghastly eyes.

The boy paused, rolling an embarrassed eye up at the stranger.

They had now been rolling on, ever rolling on for nearly four hours.

WORD ORIGIN

14c., past participle adjective from roll (v.). Of prairie land from 1819. From mid-15c. as a verbal noun. Rolling pin is recorded from late 15c. Rolling paper for cigarettes, etc., is from 1969. Rolling stock "wheeled vehicles on a railroad" (locomotives, carriages, etc.) is from 1853.

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adjectivehaving movement
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.