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verb [transitive] truss pronunciation in British English /trʌs/
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present tense
I/you/we/theytruss
he/she/ittrusses
present participletrussing
past tensetrussed
past participletrussed
  1. 1
    to tie the legs and wings of a chicken or other bird to its body before cooking it
  2. 2

    truss

    or

    truss up

    to tie someone’s arms and legs very tightly so that they cannot move or escape

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