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tuck

 
Noun tuck has 4 senses
  1. tuck - eatables (especially sweets)
    --1 is a kind of
    comestible, edible, eatable, pabulum, victual, victuals
  2. tuck - (sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest
    --2 is a kind of
    position, posture, attitude
  3. tuck - a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place
    --3 is a kind of
    pleat, plait
    --3 has particulars: dart
    Derived form: verb tuck3
  4. rapier, tuck - a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges
    --4 is a kind of sword, blade, brand, steel
Verb tuck has 3 senses
  1. tuck, insert - fit snugly into; "insert your ticket into the slot"; "tuck your shirtail in"
    --1 is one way to enclose, inclose, shut in
    Sample sentence:
    They tuck the books into the box
  2. tuck - make a tuck or several folds in; "tuck the fabric"; "tuck in the sheet"
    --2 is one way to
    fold, fold up, turn up
    Derived form: noun tucker3
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. gather, pucker, tuck - draw fabric together and sew it tightly
    --3 is one way to sew, run up, sew together, stitch
    Derived forms: noun tuck3, noun tucker3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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