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What does it mean? Tuck

A long, narrow sword; a rapier.

The beat of a drum.

To draw up; to shorten; to fold under; to press into a narrower compass; as, to tuck the bedclothes in; to tuck up one's sleeves.

To make a tuck or tucks in; as, to tuck a dress.

To inclose; to put within; to press into a close place; as, to tuck a child into a bed; to tuck a book under one's arm, or into a pocket.

To full, as cloth.

To contract; to draw together.

A horizontal sewed fold, such as is made in a garment, to shorten it; a plait.

A small net used for taking fish from a larger one; -- called also tuck-net.

A pull; a lugging.

The part of a vessel where the ends of the bottom planks meet under the stern.

Food; pastry; sweetmeats.

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