Patent Rolls


pl n
  1. (in Britain) the register of patents issued

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How to use Patent Rolls in a sentence

  • Why, it must be like a chain cable, to hold together the contents of all these musty Patent Rolls, with their endless repetitions.

    Chronicles of London Bridge | Richard Thompson
  • Bains authoritative reply is that, as a rule, the writs were always enrolled, and the Patent Rolls of the time are not defective.

    The Bruce | John Barbour
  • This account of friar Clyn is borne out by one or two documents on the Patent Rolls.

    The Great Pestilence (A.D. 1348-9) | Francis Aidan Gasquet