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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of truss.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Provided with some form of truss: as, a trussed roof; a trussed beam.
- In heraldry, same as close, 10 : used of a bird.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. bound or secured closely
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There were so many of the one party, and so few of the other, that if he were once fairly "trussed," he affirmed that not a man among the faithful would dare to budge an inch.
In the fall of 2003, Abu Omar was taken to another prison; it was here that he was trussed in the crucifixion position and raped by the guards.
Andrew Golis was run to ground, capture, trussed up, and carted home by Jessica Valenti?
He ordered away the small boy with the sled, to be replaced by a Cadillac sedan, with the trussed tree tied to the roof.
The cops on the scene said someone trussed him up with packing tape, put a plastic bag over his head, and taped that shut as well.
"Rumour has it the police found him trussed up like a turkey with its feathers plucked out, but alive and safely tucked away at home, if a little dazed around the edges."
Different spiced sauces were served on fish, meat and vegetables, trussed, roasted, fried, baked or boiled.
In a theater-going era when anything with assumed marquee value is trussed up for consumer consumption, it's a treat to recall something that -- for the abundance of high-quality theater craft it contains -- truly deserves enthusiastic applause.
The BBC couldn't and wouldn't be allowed to do that; a judge with two assessors would surely be trussed in similar legalities.
The garage hs its own slab, it was built about 1985, a trussed roof with a "real" roof line, and a nice stud structure with siding and lots of windows.