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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of uproll.


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  • With the four men seated at a round table with their frosty mugs of Blue Moon, Bud Light, Sam Adams Light and Buckler's beers, and with Biden and Obama with uprolled sleeves, the picture could not have looked more fake and insincere.

    Andy Ostroy: Gates and Crowley Share a White House Beer - President Obama Declares an End to Racism 2009

  • The first to open the chapter of war was Jamrkan who wheeled and careered and offered fight in field; and Jaland and his men were about to charge when, behold, a cloud of dust uprolled till it walled the wold and overlaid the day.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night 2006

  • When the spasm subsided, the eye was uprolled in unconsciousness, and the face burned with the fiercest fever.

    Hubert's Wife A Story for You Minnie Mary Lee

  • He wore a loose shirt, open at the throat, with sleeves uprolled to the shoulder; and his short, full trousers reached barely to the knee.

    Margaret Tudor A Romance of Old St. Augustine Annie T. Colcock

  • The uprolled clouds and the colors of morning and evening, will transfigure maples and alders.

    XIV. Essays. Nature. 1844 1909

  • Scipio played with all his soul, his eyes uprolled, his lips parted, his woolly head nodding, his vast foot beating time; young Eli, black and shining, seconded him ably; without the doors and windows gathered the house servants, absorbed, admiring, laughing without noise.

    The Long Roll Mary Johnston 1903

  • Now a dream of a flame through that dream of a flush is uprolled:

    0 825. Sunrise by Sidney Lanier. Stedman, Edmund Clarence, ed. 1900. An American Anthology, 1787-1900 1900

  • Now a dream of a flame through that dream of a flush is uprolled:

    Poets of the South 1891

  • The mate called to the steward to come on deck, and this bearded servitor of dames emerged from the galley with uprolled sleeves and a fine contempt for cold winds.

    In Kedar's Tents Henry Seton Merriman 1882

  • But the gorgeous drop curtain, representing an allegory of Californian prosperity and abundance, presently uprolled upon a scene of Western life almost as striking in its glaring unreality.

    Susy, a story of the Plains Bret Harte 1869


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