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roll on

vb
Brit used to express the wish that an eagerly anticipated event or date will come quickly: roll on Saturday.
adj
(Clothing & Fashion) (of a deodorant, lip gloss, etc) dispensed by means of a revolving ball fitted into the neck of the container
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's foundation garment, made of elasticized material and having no fastenings
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a liquid cosmetic, esp a deodorant, packed in a container having an applicator consisting of a revolving ball
Translations

w>roll on

viweiterrollen; (time)verfliegen; roll on the holidays! (Brit) → wenn doch nur schon Ferien wären!
vt sep stockings(die Beine) hochrollen
References in classic literature ?
Bredin had of the declaration of war was the impact of a French roll on his ear.
To move down so cunningly that never a leaf stirred; to wade knee-deep in the roaring shallows that drown all noise from behind; to drink, looking backward over one shoulder, every muscle ready for the first desperate bound of keen terror; to roll on the sandy margin, and return, wet-muzzled and well plumped out, to the admiring herd, was a thing that all tall-antlered young bucks took a delight in, precisely because they knew that at any moment Bagheera or Shere Khan might leap upon them and bear them down.
Swim, then, and roll on the wet grass, and if it be mud it will wash away,' said Tha; and the First of the Tigers swam, and rolled and rolled upon the grass, till the Jungle ran round and round before his eyes, but not one little bar upon all his hide was changed, and Tha, watching him, laughed.