In lieu of a traditional runway, Lagerfeld had the Grand Palais trussed up as an artificial city.
He and Bulger than trussed up her body and stuffed it in a bag.
trussed like fowls, the prisoners were taken to the oyster boats on the river, and thrown in unceremoniously.
"I am sorry to see it is your turn to be trussed up in bed, Dubois," he said.
He trussed the guards as if they had been packs for the saddle, binding them hand and feet so that they could not move.
I see that your squire's eyes are starting from his head like a trussed crab.
This man was hatless, and his head was swathed about with bandages, and his right arm was trussed up in a sling.
He was bound and trussed so tightly that he could not make a move, either.
Yet, sitting there like a trussed fowl, I must have cut a pretty sorry figure.
A bundle of rags was trussed against the post of one of the stalls.
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.