untruss

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un·truss

 (ŭn-trŭs′)
tr.v. un·trussed, un·truss·ing, un·truss·es
1. To release from being trussed up.
2. Obsolete To undress.

untruss

(ʌnˈtrʌs)
vb
1. (tr) to release from or as if from a truss; unfasten
2. obsolete to undress

un•truss

(ʌnˈtrʌs)
Archaic. v.t.
1. to unfasten or untie; undo; loose from or as if from a truss.
2. to undress.
v.i.
3. to undress.
[1350–1400]

untruss


Past participle: untrussed
Gerund: untrussing

Imperative
untruss
untruss
Present
I untruss
you untruss
he/she/it untrusses
we untruss
you untruss
they untruss
Preterite
I untrussed
you untrussed
he/she/it untrussed
we untrussed
you untrussed
they untrussed
Present Continuous
I am untrussing
you are untrussing
he/she/it is untrussing
we are untrussing
you are untrussing
they are untrussing
Present Perfect
I have untrussed
you have untrussed
he/she/it has untrussed
we have untrussed
you have untrussed
they have untrussed
Past Continuous
I was untrussing
you were untrussing
he/she/it was untrussing
we were untrussing
you were untrussing
they were untrussing
Past Perfect
I had untrussed
you had untrussed
he/she/it had untrussed
we had untrussed
you had untrussed
they had untrussed
Future
I will untruss
you will untruss
he/she/it will untruss
we will untruss
you will untruss
they will untruss
Future Perfect
I will have untrussed
you will have untrussed
he/she/it will have untrussed
we will have untrussed
you will have untrussed
they will have untrussed
Future Continuous
I will be untrussing
you will be untrussing
he/she/it will be untrussing
we will be untrussing
you will be untrussing
they will be untrussing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been untrussing
you have been untrussing
he/she/it has been untrussing
we have been untrussing
you have been untrussing
they have been untrussing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been untrussing
you will have been untrussing
he/she/it will have been untrussing
we will have been untrussing
you will have been untrussing
they will have been untrussing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been untrussing
you had been untrussing
he/she/it had been untrussing
we had been untrussing
you had been untrussing
they had been untrussing
Conditional
I would untruss
you would untruss
he/she/it would untruss
we would untruss
you would untruss
they would untruss
Past Conditional
I would have untrussed
you would have untrussed
he/she/it would have untrussed
we would have untrussed
you would have untrussed
they would have untrussed
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References in classic literature ?
On this I plucked off the gown, and he with much show of haste did begin to undo his points; but when I threw his frock down he clipped it up and ran off all untrussed, leaving me in this sorry plight.
I don't mind an untrussed chicken - there's something sort of hilarious about the splayed out drumsticks, and this looser presentation exposes more skin to the heat and basting juices, so there's more crispy brown bits to crunch on.
There is little of the statuesque in the painting by Peter Bruegel the Younger of two peasants (one fat and the other as meagre as the crude flute alongside him) binding faggots with comic concentration, their breeches untrussed and dangling in the heat of their exertions, their rustic hardiness in apposition to the delicate landscape behind them.
Release legs if they're trussed (held with skin or wire); the leg joint--slowest part of turkey to cook--will cook faster untrussed.
If not, a piece of string will do the trick, or the legs can be left untrussed.