Roil

Definition of Roil

v. t.1.To render turbid by stirring up the dregs or sediment of; as, to roil wine, cider, etc. , in casks or bottles; to roil a spring.
[imp. & p. p. Roiled; p. pr. & vb. n. Roiling.]
2.To disturb, as the temper; to ruffle the temper of; to rouse the passion of resentment in; to perplex.
That his friends should believe it, was what roiled him [Judge Jeffreys] exceedingly.
- R. North.
v. i.1.To wander; to roam.
2.To romp.

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