noun see truss I

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  • trusser — ˈtrəsə(r) noun ( s) : one that trusses a trusser of hay a trusser of poultry as a. : a machine for trussing barrels b. : the operator of a trussing machi …   Useful english dictionary

  • trusser — noun One who, or that which, trusses …   Wiktionary

  • trusser — n. person who binds hay; person who binds casks; plant that produces clusters of blossoms; one who trusses poultry; one who trusses …   English contemporary dictionary

  • trusser — truss·er …   English syllables

  • trusser — trus|ser sb. pl. (fk.), ne, i sms. trusse , fx trusseindlæg, trussestørrelse …   Dansk ordbog

  • truss — trusser, n. /trus/, v.t. 1. to tie, bind, or fasten. 2. to make fast with skewers, thread, or the like, as the wings or legs of a fowl in preparation for cooking. 3. to furnish or support with a truss or trusses. 4. to tie or secure (the body)… …   Universalium

  • trousser — [ truse ] v. tr. <conjug. : 1> • fin XIIe; trusser XIIe; « charger » 1080; bas lat. °torsare, de torsus, p. p. en bas lat. de torquere « tordre » 1 ♦ Vx Mettre en faisceau, en botte. Trousser du foin. ⇒ botteler. ♢ (1732) Cuis. Trou …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • truss — I. transitive verb Etymology: Middle English to pack, load, bind, from Anglo French trusser, trousser, from Vulgar Latin *torsare, from *torsus twisted more at torsade Date: 13th century 1. a. to secure tightly ; bind b. to arrange for cooking by …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • The Mayor of Casterbridge —   Henchard on the way to the fair with Susan and Elizabeth Jane …   Wikipedia

  • truss — noun 1》 a framework of rafters, posts, and struts which supports a roof, bridge, or other structure. 2》 a surgical appliance worn to support a hernia, typically a padded belt. 3》 a large projection of stone or timber, typically one supporting a… …   English new terms dictionary

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