Yes, Gatto said, Valle spoke of trussing his victims with rope and roasting them in an oven or on an outsized spit.
Those which are attached to the gaff for trussing up the sail close to the gaff as well as the mast.
A flexible twisted seven-strand wire cable and Stebbins-Geynet turnbuckles are used for trussing.
Throat′-brails, those which are attached to the gaff for trussing up the sail close to the gaff as well as the mast.
Oswald bent the man's legs and, trussing him up, fastened the rope from the ankles to that which bound the wrists.
"Those d—d brutes are trussing me like a fowl," he murmured with irrepressible gaiety at the last.
You must decide that by running a trussing needle or knitting needle through the pastry into the apple.
When she woke in the dawn the Maid was already up, trussing the points of her breeches and struggling with her long boots.
Further tests were made and the curve of the planes reduced—a change which could be effected by altering the trussing of the ribs.
The wire used for trussing all the parts throughout the glider is piano wire, 16 gauge.
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.