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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 ?
Why, Tuck, dost thou not know of my ill happening with my father's steward?
Why, truly," said the Friar demurely, "some do call me the Curtal Friar of Fountain Dale; others again call me in jest the Abbot of Fountain Abbey; others still again call me simple Friar Tuck.
Now listen, for next I will tell how Robin Hood compassed the happiness of two young lovers, aided by the merry Friar Tuck of Fountain Dale.
Well, when it come dark I tuck out up de river road, en went 'bout two mile er more to whah dey warn't no houses.
Wunst I had foteen dollars, but I tuck to specalat'n', en got busted out.
Well, Balum he tuck de money, en when he wuz in church he hear de preacher say dat whoever give to de po' len' to de Lord, en boun' to git his money back a hund'd times.
But my woman said she wanted to churn, so I tuck a churn for the change.
PESHAWAR -- The officials of district administration Monday conducted raids on tuck shops at Daewoo Bus Terminal and Peshawar Bus Terminal and arrested their managers for profiteering.
Ms Tuck and her delegation are in Seychelles to participate in the conference on Financing Sustainable and Climate-Resilient Ocean Economies in Africa currently taking place at the Savoy Hotel.
When gorgeous Tuck Brady gives an emotional monologue describing exactly how Rainie feels about her lack of direction, she is convinced Tuck wrote that monologue for her.
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