Pronunciation: (rōl'wā"), [key]
1. a place on which things are rolled or moved on rollers.
a. an incline for rolling or sliding logs into a stream to begin them on their journey from lumber camp to mill.
b. a pile of logs in or at the side of a river or stream ready to go to the mill.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.