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English definition of “truss”

truss

verb [T]     /trʌs/
(also truss up) to tie the arms and legs of someone together tightly and roughly with rope to prevent them from moving or escaping: Police said the couple had been trussed up and robbed before being shot.Fastening and tying to prepare a bird for cooking by tying its wings and legs to its bodyPreparing animals and fish for cooking
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