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Definition of tuck:

  1. A horizontal sewed fold, such as is made in a garment, to shorten it; a plait.
  2. A long, narrow sword; a rapier.
  3. A pull; a lugging.
  4. A small net used for taking fish from a larger one; - called also tuck- net.
  5. Food; pastry; sweetmeats.
  6. The beat of a drum.
  7. The part of a vessel where the ends of the bottom planks meet under the stern.
  8. To contract; to draw together.
  9. To draw up; to shorten; to fold under; to press into a narrower compass; as, to tuck the bedclothes in; to tuck up one's sleeves.
  10. To full, as cloth.
  11. To inclose; to put within; to press into a close place; as, to tuck a child into a bed; to tuck a book under one's arm, or into a pocket.
  12. To make a tuck or tucks in; as, to tuck a dress.


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