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truss
used in Anna Karenina

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Definition
a structural form (rigid, web-like assembly of smaller — usually triangular members) that supports a roof, bridge or other structure
  • "Wait a minute, we'll make him tidy first," and Lizaveta Petrovna laid the red wobbling thing on the bed, began untrussing and trussing up the baby, lifting it up and turning it over with one finger and powdering it with something.
    Part Seven (48% in)

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