n.1.A list of servants in a household; - called also chequer roll.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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All inventories--wardrobe, plate, silver, gold, pewter, kitchen, cellar, buttery, pantry, bakehouse, laundry, scullery, larders, porter's lodge, brewhouse--and current checkrolls of both domestic personnel and retainers fall under his oversight, as do regular audits.