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 for scroll
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Scroll \Scroll\, n. [A dim. of OE. scroue, scrowe (whence E.
     escrow), OF. escroe, escroue, F. ['e]crou entry in the jail
     book, LL. scroa scroll, probably of Teutonic origin; cf. OD.
     schroode a strip, shred, slip of paper, akin to E. shred. Cf.
     Shred, Escrow.]
     1. A roll of paper or parchment; a writing formed into a
        roll; a schedule; a list.
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              The heavens shall be rolled together as a scroll.
                                                    --Isa. xxxiv.
                                                    4.
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              Here is the scroll of every man's name. --Shak.
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     2. (Arch.) An ornament formed of undulations giving off
        spirals or sprays, usually suggestive of plant form. Roman
        architectural ornament is largely of some scroll pattern.
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     3. A mark or flourish added to a person's signature, intended
        to represent a seal, and in some States allowed as a
        substitute for a seal. [U.S.] --Burrill.
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     4. (Geom.) Same as Skew surface. See under Skew.
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     Linen scroll (Arch.) See under Linen.
  
     Scroll chuck (Mach.), an adjustable chuck, applicable to a
        lathe spindle, for centering and holding work, in which
        the jaws are adjusted and tightened simultaneously by
        turning a disk having in its face a spiral groove which is
        entered by teeth on the backs of the jaws.
  
     Scroll saw. See under Saw.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Rule \Rule\, n.
     [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
  
     Syn: regulation; law; precept; maxim; guide; canon; order;
          method; direction; control; government; sway; empire.
          [1913 Webster] Rule \Rule\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ruled;
     p. pr. & vb. n. Ruling.] [Cf. OF. riuler, ruiler, L.
     regulare. See Rule, n., and cf. Regulate.]
     1. To control the will and actions of; to exercise authority
        or dominion over; to govern; to manage. --Chaucer.
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              A bishop then must be blameless; . . . one that
              ruleth well his own house, having his children in
              subjection.                           --1 Tim. iii.
                                                    2, 4.
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     2. To control or direct by influence, counsel, or persuasion;
        to guide; -- used chiefly in the passive.
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              I think she will be ruled
              In all respects by me.                --Shak.
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     3. To establish or settle by, or as by, a rule; to fix by
        universal or general consent, or by common practice.
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              That's are ruled case with the schoolmen.
                                                    --Atterbury.
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     4. (Law) To require or command by rule; to give as a
        direction or order of court.
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     5. To mark with lines made with a pen, pencil, etc., guided
        by a rule or ruler; to print or mark with lines by means
        of a rule or other contrivance effecting a similar result;
        as, to rule a sheet of paper of a blank book.
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     Ruled surface (Geom.), any surface that may be described by
        a straight line moving according to a given law; -- called
        also a scroll.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  scroll
      n 1: a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as
           formed by leaves or flower petals) [syn: coil, whorl,
           roll, curl, curlicue, ringlet, gyre, scroll]
      2: a document that can be rolled up (as for storage) [syn:
         scroll, roll]
      v 1: move through text or graphics in order to display parts
           that do not fit on the screen; "Scroll down to see the
           entire text"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  212 Moby Thesaurus words for "scroll":
     A string, Aldine, Aldine book, Amati, Cremona, D string, E string,
     Elzevir, Elzevir book, G string, Strad, Stradivari, Stradivarius,
     account, agenda, annals, article, autograph, bass, bass viol,
     beadroll, blank, bow, brainchild, bridge, bull fiddle, cadastre,
     calendar, catalog, cello, census, census report, checklist,
     checkroll, chirograph, chronicle, cirrus, codex, coil, composition,
     computer printout, contrabass, copy, copy out, corkscrew,
     correspondence, cradle book, crowd, curl, curlicue, docket,
     document, documentation, dossier, double bass, draft,
     dramatis personae, draw up, early edition, edit, edited version,
     enface, engross, engrossment, essay, evolute, fair copy, fiction,
     fiddle, fiddlebow, fiddlestick, file, final draft, fingerboard,
     finished version, first draft, first edition, flimsy, form, gyre,
     head count, helix, history, holograph, honor roll, incunabulum,
     inscribe, instrument, inventory, involute, jury list, jury panel,
     kink, kit, kit fiddle, kit violin, legal document,
     legal instrument, legal paper, letter, letters, lineup, list,
     literae scriptae, literary artefact, literary production,
     literature, lucubration, make a recension, make out, manuscript,
     matter, memorial, muster, muster roll, nonfiction, nose count,
     official document, opus, order of business, original, palimpsest,
     paper, papers, papyrus, parchment, pen, pencil, penscript,
     personal file, piece, piece of writing, pipe roll, play, poem,
     poll, printed matter, printout, production, program, property roll,
     push the pen, put in writing, questionnaire, rare book,
     reading matter, recense, recension, record, recording, register,
     registry, relic, remains, returns, revise, rewrite, ringlet, roll,
     roll call, rolls, roster, rota, screed, screw, scribe, scrip,
     script, scrive, second draft, soundboard, spill ink, spiral,
     spoil paper, string, superscribe, swirl, table, tax roll, tendril,
     tenor violin, the written word, token, trace, transcribe,
     transcript, transcription, tuning peg, twirl, twist, type,
     typescript, version, vestige, viola, violin, violinette,
     violoncello, violoncello piccolo, violone, violotta, volute,
     volution, vortex, whirl, whorl, work, writ, write, write down,
     write out, writing
  
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  SCROLL
  
     String and Character Recording Oriented Logogrammatic
     Language.
  
     ["SCROLL - A Pattern Recording Language", M. Sargent, Proc
     SJCC 36 (1970)].
  
     (1994-12-01)
  

From The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing (30 December 2018) :

  scroll
  
      (From a scroll of paper) To change the portion of
     a document displayed in a window or on a VDU screen.  In a
     graphical user interface, scrolling is usually controlled by
     the user via scroll bars, whereas on a VDU the text scrolls
     up automatically as lines of data are output at the bottom of
     the screen.
  
     (2001-04-27)
  

From Bouvier's Law Dictionary, Revised 6th Ed (1856) :

  SCROLL. A mark which is to supply the place of a seal, made with a pen or 
  other instrument on a writing. 
       2. In some of the states this has all the efficacy of a seal. 1, S. & 
  R. 72; 1 Wash. 42; 2 McCord, 380; 4 McCord 267; 3 Blackf. 161; 3 Gill & 
  John. 234; 2 Halst. 272. Vide Seal; 2 Serg. & Rawle, 504; 2 Rep. 5. a; Perk. 
  Sec. 129. In others, a scroll has no such effect; and when a suit is brought 
  on an instrument sealed with a scroll, the act of limitations may be pleaded 
  to it, as to a simple contract. 2 Rand. 446; 6 Halst. 174; 5 John. 239; 1 
  Blackf. 241; Griff. Law Reg., answers to question No 110. 
  
  

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