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  1. Also roll·up. something, as a carpet or window shade, that can be rolled up when not in use.
  2. Informal. an increase, as in value or cost.
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Origin of roll-up

First recorded in 1745–55; noun use of verb phrase roll up
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  • That "roll-up" is pictured clearly before me now, and never again do I expect to be present at a more cruelly dramatic gathering.

    In Search of El Dorado

    Alexander MacDonald

  • He had one large bundle; it contained a roll-up cork bed, in a waterproof casing.