from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To unfasten; undo.
  • transitive v. To undress.
  • intransitive v. To remove one's clothes, especially one's breeches.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To free from a truss; to untie or unfasten
  • n. an untrusser or public whipper

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who untrussed persons for the purpose of flogging them; a public whipper.
  • transitive v. To loose from a truss, or as from a truss; to untie or unfasten; to let out; to undress.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To untie or unfasten; loose from a truss, or as from a truss; let out; specifically, to loose, as to let down the breeches by untying the points by which they were held up; undress.
  • n. Same as untrusser.


From un- +‎ truss (Wiktionary)



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