- A roll, as of parchment, paper or papyrus, used especially for writing a document.
- An ancient book or volume written on such a roll.
- A list, roll, roster, or schedule (having formerly been written on scrolls)
- an ornament or ornamental design that resembles a partially rolled scroll of paper, as the volute in Ionic and Corinthian capitals
- a round shape formed by a series of concentric circles (as formed by leaves or flower petals)