counter-roll definition

  • noun:
    • A duplicate roll (record or account) kept by an officer as a check upon another officer's roll.
    • In old English law, a counterpart or backup for the moves concerning appeals, inquests, etc., held by an officer as a check upon another officer's roll.
    • A duplicate roll (record or account) held by an officer as a check upon another officer's roll.
    • In old English legislation, a counterpart or backup for the rolls regarding appeals, inquests, etc., held by an officer as a check upon another officer's roll.
  • others:
    • To roll when you look at the reverse course: as, to roll and counter-roll.
    • To roll inside reverse course: as, to move and counter-roll.

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