Definition of fine roll in US English:

fine roll

noun

historical
  • An exchequer roll containing a record of debts or promises of payment owed to the Crown (typically in return for a concession or favour), or gifts or offerings made to the monarch by a subject or subjects. Usually in plural Compare "Oblata Roll", Oblate Roll.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in Egerton Papers. From fine + roll, after post-classical Latin rotulus finium.

Pronunciation

fine roll

/ˈfʌɪn rəʊl/