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muster roll


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Noun muster roll has 1 sense
  1. muster roll - a list of names of officers and men in a military unit or ship's company
    --1 is a kind of
    roll, roster

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Muster Roll

Part of Speech: Noun

Sense 1: An official list of the members or personnel of a military unit, ship, or organization, especially in the past.


  • The sergeant called out the names one by one from the muster roll.
  • We found his name in the ship's muster roll from 1865.

Sense 2: A list of employees or workers in a company or organization.


  • The HR department keeps a digital muster roll of all the employees.
  • The muster roll needs to be updated with new hires and terminations.

Sense 3: A roll call or gathering of individuals for a specific purpose, typically related to military or emergency situations.


  • The soldiers assembled on the parade ground for the morning muster roll.
  • All personnel need to be present for the muster roll in case of an emergency.

Sense 4: A historical document used for genealogical research, containing information about an individual's military service and personal details.


  • The muster roll revealed his great-grandfather's rank and regiment during the Civil War.
  • Genealogists often consult muster rolls to trace family history.

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