tuck

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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.
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The 29-year-old actor who is having an affair with Sam Mitchell in the soap is, in reality, happily tucked up with a boyfriend who he has been with for 12 years.
Anyway, how am I supposed to know the difference, and why should my mates who ran on the BAGS be tucked up in a nice warm bed during the evening, and I have to stay out late and perform for 50 per cent less?
Tucked up away behind the bar on the balcony, Martin Valentine is holding court in his den of decadence.