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  1. an account or schedule of rents, the amount due from each tenant, and the total received.
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Origin of rent-roll

First recorded in 1525–35
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Examples from the Web for rent-roll

Historical Examples

  • His rent-roll was over 1600, a large sum in these days, and it was yearly rising.

    James Boswell

    William Keith Leask

  • The rent-roll of his Grace was great: but that of his Lordship was incalculable.

    The Young Duke

    Benjamin Disraeli

  • I have consulted Picard and shown him the rent-roll and balance-sheet I had already shown you.

    White Lies

    Charles Reade

  • It is therefore of no consequence as to the shade of fashion and the amount of the rent-roll.

    The Art of Entertaining

    M. E. W. Sherwood

  • His care was not so much to inflate the rent-roll as to get in all the ready-money he could.

British Dictionary definitions for rent-roll


  1. a register of lands and buildings owned by a person, company, etc, showing the rent due and total amount received from each tenant
  2. the total income arising from rented property
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