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 Rollrich or Rowldrich Stones,Roma’ic. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Roly-poly (pron. rowl-y powl-y).
 
A crust with jam rolled up into a pudding; a little fat child. Roly is a thing rolled with the diminutive added. In some parts of Scotland the game of nine-pins is called rouly-pouly.   1
 


 Rollrich or Rowldrich Stones,Roma’ic. 

 
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