music roll

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noun

a roll of perforated paper for actuating a player piano.

Nearby words

  1. music hall,
  2. music has charms to soothe a savage breast,
  3. music locker,
  4. music of the spheres,
  5. music paper,
  6. music stand,
  7. music theatre,
  8. music to one's ears,
  9. music video,
  10. musica ficta

Origin of music roll

First recorded in 1905–10

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British Dictionary definitions for music roll

music roll

noun

a roll of perforated paper for use in a mechanical instrument such as a player piano
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