muster roll
noun Date: 1605 inventory, roster; specifically a register of the officers and men in a military unit or ship's company

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  • Muster roll — Muster Mus ter, n. [OE. moustre, OF. mostre, moustre, F. montre, LL. monstra. See {Muster}, v. t.] 1. Something shown for imitation; a pattern. [Obs.] [1913 Webster] 2. A show; a display. [Obs.] Piers Plowman. [1913 Webster] 3. An assembling or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • muster roll — Synonyms and related words: agenda, beadroll, cadastre, calendar, census, census report, checklist, checkroll, docket, dramatis personae, head count, honor roll, jury list, jury panel, lineup, muster, nose count, order of business, poll, program …   Moby Thesaurus

  • muster-roll — A roll or list of the men mustered for service …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • muster roll — noun a list of names of officers and men in a military unit or ship s company • Topics: ↑military, ↑armed forces, ↑armed services, ↑military machine, ↑war machine • Hypernyms: ↑roll, ↑roster …   Useful english dictionary

  • muster roll — noun An official list of the officers and men in a military (or naval) unit …   Wiktionary

  • muster roll — noun an official list of officers and men in a military unit or ship s company …   English new terms dictionary

  • muster-roll — In maritime law, a list or account of a ship s company, required to be kept by the master or other person having care of the ship, containing the name, age, national character, and quality of every person employed in the ship. At time of war it… …   Black's law dictionary

  • muster-roll — In maritime law, a list or account of a ship s company, required to be kept by the master or other person having care of the ship, containing the name, age, national character, and quality of every person employed in the ship. At time of war it… …   Black's law dictionary

  • muster-roll — …   Useful english dictionary

  • muster — [mus′tər] vt. [ME mousteren < OFr moustrer, to exhibit, show < ML mustrare < L monstrare, to show < monstrum: see MONSTER] 1. to assemble or summon (troops, etc.), as for inspection, roll call, or service 2. to put through a roll call …   English World dictionary

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