Definition of "untruss" [un•truss]

  • To unfasten; undo. (verb-transitive)
  • To undress. (verb-transitive)
  • To remove one's clothes, especially one's breeches. (verb-intransitive)

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Use "untruss" in a sentence
  • "I beseech ye, be so kind as to let me be the first that is sent on shore; for I would by all means a little untruss a point."
  • "And, as far off as they could perceive him, they ran thronging upon the back of one another in all haste towards him, to unload him of his money, and untruss his portmantles."
  • "He is likewise declared innocent of the case privileged from the knapdardies, into the danger whereof it was thought he had incurred; because he could not jocundly and with fulness of freedom untruss and dung, by the decision of a pair of gloves perfumed with the scent of bum-gunshot at the walnut-tree taper, as is usual in his country of Mirebalais."