muster roll

noun

: inventory, roster
specifically : a register of the officers and men in a military unit or ship's company

Example Sentences

Recent Examples on the Web Head to the Old City destination Thursday to partake in trivia and games and also to sign your name on a Revolutionary muster roll, destined for a time capsule that will be locked away until 2026, the 250th anniversary of American independence. Philly.com, 12 Apr. 2018

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Word History

First Known Use

1605, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of muster roll was in 1605

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Cite this Entry

“Muster roll.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/muster%20roll. Accessed 5 Dec. 2022.

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