a roll of parchment, paper, copper, or other material, especially one with writing on it: a scroll containing the entire Old Testament.
something, especially an ornament, resembling a partly unrolled sheet of paper or having a spiral or coiled form.
a list, roll, roster, or schedule.
(in Japanese and Chinese art) a painting or text on silk or paper that is either displayed on a wall (hanging scroll) or held by the viewer (hand scroll) and is rolled up when not in use. Compare kakemono, makimono.
the curved head of a violin or other bowed instrument.