porteous roll

noun
por·​te·​ous roll | \ ˈpōrtēəs-\
variants: or porteous
plural -es

Definition of porteous roll 

Scots law
: a roll of offenders formerly prepared by the justice clerk

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History and Etymology for porteous roll

Middle English porthors, portous, portes, portable breviary, manual, from Old French portehors, from porter to carry + hors out, from Latin foris; akin to Latin fores door

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