Definition of Tucks
1. Verb. (third-person singular of tuck) ¹
2. Noun. (plural of tuck) ¹
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Definition of Tucks
1. tuck [v] - See also: tuck
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tucks
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Literary usage of Tucks
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)
"In line 14 the number of tucks per wai*t drops further to 22 with the result that the output ... But in line 15, with the same number of tucks per waist, ..."
2. Godey's Magazine by Louis Antoine Godey, Sarah Josepha Buell Hale (1896)
"laid in tucks forming a yoke, which was crossed by narrow Valenciennes lace ... Crosswise tucks are frequently used to define yokes and the upper portion of ..."
3. Textiles and Clothing by Kate Heintz Watson, American School of Home Economics (1911)
"tucks tucks are folds made on thin material for ornament, to shorten or to provide for lengthening a garment. If done by hand, a card measure is preferable ..."
4. Clothing for Women; Selection, Design, Construction: A Practical Manual for by Laura Irene Baldt (1916)
"Fine, or thread tucks, are suitable for corset covers, chemises, night-dresses and lingerie blouses. Broad tucks suggest more tailored effects, ..."
5. Home and School Sewing by Frances Patton (1901)
"tucks run on upper side. 3. Width of tuck not suitable for the garment. 4. tucks overlapped. ILL. 78.—Position of the Measure while the tucks are ..."
6. Costume Design and Home Planning by Estelle Peel Izor (1916)
"Equal width in tucks or in tucks and spaces produces monotony. Making all tucks different in size will be even more unsatisfactory. ..."
7. Garments for Girls by Celestine Leontine Schmit (1919)
"CHAPTER VII KIMONO NIGHTGOWN WITH tucks AND HANDMADE TRIMMING This nightgown is made according to the same measurements as the pattern just used. ..."