Definition of Muster roll

1. Noun. A list of names of officers and men in a military unit or ship's company.

Generic synonyms: Roll, Roster
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine



Definition of Muster roll

1. Noun. An official list of the officers and men in a military (or naval) unit ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Lexicographical Neighbors of Muster Roll

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muster roll (current term)
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Literary usage of Muster roll

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. American Book Prices Current (1902)
"muster roll of Major James Moore's company in the First Penna. Regiment of Foot, commanded by Col. Jam«s Chambers, for the month of May, 1780. ..."

2. Public Papers of George Clinton, First Governor of New York, 1777-1795, 1801 by George Clinton, Hugh Hastings, James Austin Holden, New York (State). State Historian (1900)
"Relating to Form of muster roll. Camp at Peeks Kills June 24: 1777. ... I have also inclosed three Copies of a Form of a muster roll ..."

3. Cardinal Mercier's Story by Désiré Mercier (1920)
"CHAPTER XI THE MUSTER-ROLL OF YOUNG MEN CLASHING WITH RELIGIOUS SERVICES ON ... Whenever the day appointed for the muster-roll falls on a Sunday or feast ..."

4. In Darkest Africa, Or, The Quest, Rescue, and Retreat of Emin, Governor of by Henry Morton Stanley (1890)
"... country at our disposal—The Pasha's muster-roll—Myself and others are smitten down with fever at Katari Settlement—The south side of Lake Albert Edward ..."

5. A Manual for Courts-martial, Courts of Inquiry and of Other Procedure Under by United States War Dept (1916)
"Specification: In that did, at , on the day of , 19—, sign the muster roll of , for the period to , 19—, know- ing at the time that said muster roll ..."

6. The History of Fiction: Being a Critical Account of the Most Celebrated by John Colin Dunlop (1842)
"... I certainly would not be understood to mean, that the work is so minutely exact, as to contain a muster-roll of all the knights who fought with Lancelot ..."

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