Synonyms for scroll

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Sorcery reads backwards—and I saw him so read from that scroll of his.

A good padre in France read to us from a scroll the whole truth of the matter.

A crowd was gathered about him listening, while he read from a scroll in his hands.

Roll up the paste, with the fruit spread on it, into a scroll.

Flour it, roll it out thin again, and then roll it into a scroll.

The Hebrew took up the scroll with imperturbable composure, "My child!"

Each end curved into a scroll like a landward wave of the sea.

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Thus he made up his mind to follow the unrolling of the scroll.

And he read the portion of the scroll relating to the journey.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1400, "roll of parchment or paper," altered (by association with rolle "roll") from scrowe (c.1200), from Anglo-French escrowe, Old French escroe "scrap, roll of parchment," from Frankish *skroda "shred" or a similar Germanic source, from Proto-Germanic *skrauth- (cf. Old English screada "piece cut off, cutting, scrap;" see shred (n.)). As an ornament on furniture or in architecture, from 1610s.

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