- a circular or oval bread roll having a hard or crispy crust.
- Also called French twist. a coiffure for women in which the hair is combed back from the face and arranged in a vertical roll on the back of the head.
Origin of French roll
First recorded in 1940–45
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Examples from the Web for french roll
She's a strong old girl, and on brandy-and-water draughts and French-roll pills may last for the next twenty years.Frank Fairlegh
Frank E. Smedley