- a cylinder of wood or other material, usually with a short handle at each end, for rolling out dough.
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Break up and mash them with a potato-beetle, or a rolling-pin.Directions for Cookery, in its Various Branches
The board, rolling-pin, and hands should be as cold as possible.The Skilful Cook
Wash and dry some liver, sweetbreads, and fat and lean bits of pork, beating the latter with a rolling-pin to make it tender.
Then lay them on a board and roll with a rolling-pin to flatten the breastbone.Housekeeping in Old Virginia
Marion Cabell Tyree
Beat the lump of dough well on all sides, with the rolling-pin.Miss Leslie's Lady's New Receipt-Book
- a cylinder with handles at both ends, often of wood, used for rolling dough, pastry, etc, out flat