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rolled

Said of metal which has been shaped, either hot or cold, by being passed between rollers.
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First they smeared him with butter, and then they rolled him in the dough.
Not until a third of the way up, as the Arangi rolled in a sea and recovered with a jerk, did he slip and fall.
Every appearance it had then presented, bore the expression of being swelled; and the height to which the breakers rose, and, looking over one another, bore one another down, and rolled in, in interminable hosts, was most appalling.
And when all was done, I gave up like a woman and rolled upon the deck in the agony of exhaustion.
His face was purple, his eyes were rolled back so that only the whites were seen, and on his bare legs and arms which were still red, the veins stood out like cords.
He rolled his knotty eyes from side to side, taking a first wondering view of the world in which he had now so important an existence.
The billows rolled dreadfully high: higher even than the tops of houses.
I take another step forward, and slip on the shining face of a black steward, who lies rolled in a blanket on the floor.
All those ears of corn bent, and became waves more agitated than those of the ocean, which rolled from the extremities to the center, and beat, like the tides, against the hedge of archers who surrounded the gibbets.
I climbed upon the bars-and the whole cage rolled over on top of me.