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truss
used in Jane Eyre

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a structural form (rigid, web-like assembly of smaller — usually triangular members) that supports a roof, bridge or other structure
  • From school duties she was exonerated: Mrs. Fairfax had pressed me into her service, and I was all day in the storeroom, helping (or hindering) her and the cook; learning to make custards and cheese-cakes and French pastry, to truss game and garnish desert-dishes.
    Chapter 17 (10% in)

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