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truss

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English

Etymology

From Old French trousse.

Noun

Singular
truss

Plural
trusses

truss (trusses)
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  1. A bandage and belt used to hold a hernia in place.
  2. A framework of beams forming a rigid structure.
  3. A triangular bracket in architecture.
  4. An old English farming measurement. One truss of straw equalled 36 pounds, a truss of old hay equalled 56 pounds, a truss of new hay equalled 60 pounds, and 36 trusses equalled one load.

Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to truss

Third person singular
truss

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
es

to truss (third-person singular simple present truss, present participle es, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To tie up a bird before cooking it.
  2. (transitive) To secure or bind with ropes.
  3. (transitive) To support.

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