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roll-up

[rohl-uhp] /ˈroʊlˌʌp/
noun
1.
Also, rollup. 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.
Origin of roll-up
1745-1755
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.

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

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