- v tie the wings and legs of a bird before cooking it
- v secure with or as if with ropes
- v support structurally
- s bound or secured closely
the guard was found trussed up with his arms and legs securely tied
a trussed chicken
- In June Defendant McCaughey and three others snatched him from his home, trussed him up with wire, hustled him to an empty County Louth farmhouse.
- After planting evidence on one of the deceased, Ludlow finds a cramped wall recess, with two girls trussed up and cowering inside.
- One day, harem-scare-em Ibrahim ordered his 1,001 concubines trussed, weighted and tossed into the sea-and, of course, replaced.
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- Cooking up some sassy laughs
Somewhere in a heaven filled with feather-light crepes and properly trussed herb-roasted fowl, Julia Child is probably giggling a bit. Because, at the heart of it, the French Chef was kind of a broad, never taking herself or her brilliant food all that seriously.
Oct. 1, 2013 - The News & Observer
- Ralph Ellison in Los Angeles Times
I propose that we view the whole of American life as a drama acted out upon the body of a Negro giant, who, lying trussed up like Gulliver, forms the stage and the scene upon which and within which the action unfolds,novelist and critic Ralph...
- Peter Watt in Independent
A friend of Mr Watt said yesterday: "He was trussed up like a chicken. A lot of people in the party feel he was thrown to the wolves."
- Christine Boskoff in San Diego Union Tribune
It's our culture, women are taught to still be more delicate and trussed up. Mountaineering really doesn't allow you to do that,Boskoff said.