old-fashioned term for death toll.
More example sentences
- He told them that he had obtained copy of an official police report which gave a final figure for the death roll of between 202,040 and 250,000.
- But, with only a few names released to the public as of this writing, there is a strong chance that our sport will hear of friends either on the death roll or injured lists to be released in the near future.
- It is as if each pestilence required its own accountant who is spared in order to put down the death roll of the community.