tuck and pat pointing

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Related to tuck and pat pointing: tuck joint pointing

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tuck pointing
The finishing of old masonry joints: the joints are first cleaned out and then filled with fine mortar which is left projecting slightly or with a fillet of putty or lime; also called tuck-and-pat pointing or tuck-joint pointing.
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