Definition of Pill roller

1. Noun. A health professional trained in the art of preparing and dispensing drugs.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pill Roller

pill-rolling tremor
pill bottle
pill bug
pill bugs
pill head
pill in the pocket
pill mill
pill mills
pill pusher
pill roller (current term)
pillar-box red
pillar box

Literary usage of Pill roller

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

1. A Treatise on pharmacy by Edward Parrish, Thomas S. Wiegand (1884)
"Apparatus for silvering pills 21*. Smedley's pill compressor .... 219. Pocket case for hypodermic tablets 220. Brass pill-machine ..... 221. pill roller . ..."

2. Proceedings of the American Pharmaceutical Association at the Annual Meeting by American Pharmaceutical Association, National Pharmaceutical Convention, American Pharmaceutical Association Meeting (1869)
"I also wish to exhibit an improved pill roller and cutter, the invention of one of ... On motion of Mr. Buck, the pill roller and Cutter exhibited by Mr. ..."

3. American Druggist (1889)
"To meet this disadvantage, a pill roller may be used, made of hard wood, such as maple, ... Failing these, the pill roller itself can be used by turning it ..."

4. A Treatise on Pharmacy for Students and Pharmacists by Charles Caspari, Evander Francis Kelly (1920)
"Wooden pill roller. Fio. 234.—pill roller. Fio. 235.—Pill tile, graduated. to be rolled out, by means of a flat piece of hard wood, into a rod or pipe of ..."

5. Principles of Pharmacy by Henry Vinecome Arny (1917)
"of the pill machine, dusting fairly liberally with the dusting-powder, covering with a wooden pill roller (Fig. 202), which is then held firmly by the hand ..."

6. The Pharmacist at work by William Charles Alpers (1897)
"And why should you be angry if others call you what you really are,—a pill-roller or poison- mixer? In fact, if we have any reason for taking exception to ..."

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