French roll



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 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for french roll

Historical Examples of 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