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tuck

1. the part of a vessel where the after ends of the planking or plating meet at the sternpost
2. a position of the body in certain dives in which the legs are bent with the knees drawn up against the chest and tightly clasped

tuck

A recess in a horizontal mortar joint which is raked out to provide for tuck pointing.
References in classic literature ?
There, like that it will be comfortable sitting,' he went on, suiting the action to the words and tucking the drugget all round over the straw to make a seat.
The goal was to develop a safe alternative to tucking arms in the supine position, offer safe and immediate anesthesia access to ports and lines, to offer additional versatility for patients with a high BMI, and to make it practical for robotic surgery.
TUCKING IN: Saroj Parekh (left) and Cari Oswin from Travel Management Group