So it is that he sympathizes with the dads who have to know how to truss a chicken, for your sake.
Most cooks these days do not, alas, truss their own roasts or carefully make cheesecloth bags to hold their soup herbs.
Yet the patient seldom associates his truss with these troubles, seldom knows their cause.
truss it nicely, and roast it from three-quarters of an hour to an hour, according to its size.
Timbers were laid on the lower chords of the truss, forming a platform 24 feet wide, closely planked with deals.
"truss him up, Kenneth," he commanded, pointing to the recumbent figure.
It was subdivided into eight panels by seven struts and seven pairs of truss rods.
He was to weave a truss of sand and spin a sand rope to bind it with.
truss the birds, and stuff them with chopped truffles and rasped bacon, seasoned with salt and pepper and a tiny dust of cayenne.
truss them with the legs outward, they are much easier carved.
c.1200, "collection of things bound together," from Old French trousse, torse, of unknown origin, perhaps from Vulgar Latin *torciare "to twist." Meaning "surgical appliance to support a rupture, etc." first attested 1540s. Sense of "framework for supporting a roof or bridge" is first recorded 1650s.
c.1200, "to load, load up," from Anglo-French trusser, Old French trusser "to load, pack, fasten" (11c.), from Old French trousse (see truss (n.)). Related: Trussed; trussing.
A supportive device, usually consisting of a pad with a belt, worn to prevent enlargement of a hernia or the return of a reduced hernia. v. trussed, truss·ing, truss·es
To support or brace with a truss.