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or rent roll

[rent-rohl] /ˈrɛntˌroʊl/
an account or schedule of rents, the amount due from each tenant, and the total received.
Origin of rent-roll
First recorded in 1525-35 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • 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.

  • The estate was his and the rent-roll of at least five thousand a year.

    The Man with a Shadow George Manville Fenn
  • His rent-roll is less than Abbot Litlington's, and there are heavier arrears.

    William de Colchester Ernest Harold Pearce
  • The inequality of his shoulders was hid under a rent-roll of ten thousand a year.

    Damon and Delia William Godwin
  • Bettia is the residence of one of the leading noblemen of northern Behar, who enjoys a rent-roll of 66,000.

  • In his cap was observed an hereditary sapphire, which blazed like a volcano, and which was rumoured to be worth his rent-roll.

    The Young Duke Benjamin Disraeli
British Dictionary definitions for rent-roll


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