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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 ?
For one muscle you see, there's five tucked away but under command.
In its happy days flowers had been tucked away into every inch and hole and corner.
There it was, as befitted an obscure person of the lower classes, a paltry half-dozen lines tucked away in a corner, next a patent medicine advertisement:
I looked about for it in terror, but I still hoped that as my feet were safely tucked away it would not be able to touch me.
Tucked away in the heart of Kensington this hotel's junior suite with glamorous amenities, palatial bathrooms and huge comfortable beds provide the perfect base for a romantic city break in Britain's capital.
After saving a Sphinx penalty early on, he went up for an injury time corner and was fouled to earn his own side a penalty which Mark Magee tucked away.
Tucked away in The Boneyard on Llandaff Road is a giant holistic retreat offering massage, hypnotherapy, and aromatherapy therapies.
READER OFFER NEW visit Hampton Court Palace visit Hampton Court Palace Including full day at Chelsea 26 May 2016 4 days from PS339 Tucked away in one of London's most charming and affluent neighbourhoods, the Chelsea Flower Show is the horticultural highlight of the year and a must-see at least once in a lifetime, whilst over in the county of Surrey we find the historical home of the RHS and one of the great gardens in the world, Wisley.
Two news items, one tucked away in the inner pages and the other more prominent, have escaped the notice of most.
United rattled the crossbar and forced last-ditch defending from the visitors before Josh Hay went around the keeper and tucked away the opener from a narrow angle four minutes after the break.
Tucked away in the Worcestershire countryside, it was taken on in the 1970s by a group of friends who set up a community to live, work and eat together.