Definition of Tucking

1. Verb. (present participle of tuck) ¹

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Definition of Tucking

1. tuck [v] - See also: tuck

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tucking

tuckahoe
tuckahoes
tucked
tucked in
tucker
tucker-bag
tucker fucker
tucker out
tuckered
tuckered out
tuckering
tuckeroo
tuckers
tucket
tuckets
tucking (current term)
tucking in
tucks
tucks in
tuckshop
tuckshops
tuckus
tucotuco
tucotucos
tucum
tucuma
tucumas
tucutuco
tucutucos
tucuxi

Literary usage of Tucking

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Wages and Regularity of Employment in the Dress and Waist Industry of New by Nahum Isaac Stone (1915)
"From this it f ollows that, all things being equal, it requires greater skill to do short tucking than strip tucking. Short tucking is done only by body ..."

2. A General Collection of the Best and Most Interesting Voyages and Travels in by John Pinkerton (1811)
"... which reach up as far as the knee, and fo tucking up their cloaths on each fide, they paft through, without being at all wet, or bedaubed with dirt. ..."

3. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic (1896)
""Why, certainly," answered Theron, stretching his legs contentedly under the table, and tucking the corner of his napkin in his neckband. ..."

4. The Damnation of Theron Ware by Harold Frederic (1896)
""Why, certainly," answered Theron, stretching his legs contentedly under the table, and tucking the corner of his napkin in his neckband. ..."

5. Cumberland's British Theatre: With Remarks, Biographical and Critical by John Cumberland (1827)
"A green great coat, faced with scarlet, green «tucking pantaloons, white kerseymere waistcoat, nn officer's silk sash, ..."

6. Clothing for Women; Selection, Design, Construction: A Practical Manual for by Laura Irene Baldt (1916)
"... into equal parts, eighths, quarters or halves, and mark with thread, either a few small running stitches or a cross- Fio. 100.—Running stitch, tucking. ..."

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