untruss

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 ?
Dulcinea is perishing, thou art living on regardless, I am dying of hope deferred; therefore untruss thyself with a good will, for mine it is, here, in this retired spot, to give thee at least two thousand lashes."
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 always untruss a chicken to cook it as I find that this way you get lovely, melt-offthe-bone legs and tender breast meat.
Laxton replies, 'What, wilt thou untruss a point, Moll?' (5.61).
Horace hal'd his Poetasters to the Barre, the Poetasters untruss'd Horace: how worthily eyther or how wrongfully, (World) leave it to the Iurie ...
Yet another confirmation that Marston was involved in the composition of Histriomastix comes from Thomas Dekker, who implies that Marston collaborated with him on Satiromastix, or the Untrussing of the Humorous Poet in 1601, when he writes that "the Poetasters untruss'd Horace" ("To the World" l.
When it comes to undressing the fair sex, A clasp snaps apart, and a scant shawl falls She sheds her velvet dress, lets repellent men pet her tender flesh Slim girls might strip, jiggling tits, wiggling hips Hot blonds who doff cotton frocks show off soft bosoms Ubu untucks Ruth's muumuu,' thus Ruth must untruss Ubu's tux Bok, who admits to inspiration from the French OuLiPo, "required seven years of daily perseverance for its consummation".
One of the great delights of Christine Stewart-Nuftez's Untrussed, part of the Mary Burritt Christiansen Poetry Series, is the sheer variety of styles that she deploys, in poems that are personal, lyrical, formal, and ekphrastic.
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.
Release legs if they're trussed (held with skin or wire); the leg joint--slowest part of turkey to cook--will cook faster untrussed. In you like, fold wing tips behind turkey back.
If not, a piece of string will do the trick, or the legs can be left untrussed.