untruss

verb
un·​truss | \ ˌən-ˈtrəs How to pronounce untruss (audio) \
untrussed; untrussing; untrusses

Definition of untruss

transitive verb

1 archaic : untie, unfasten used in the phrase untruss one's points
2 archaic : undress

intransitive verb

archaic : to unfasten or take off one's clothes and especially one's breeches

First Known Use of untruss

15th century, in the meaning defined at transitive sense 1

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“Untruss.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/untruss. Accessed 21 Jan. 2021.

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