Found 3 items, similar to tuck.
English → Indonesian
English → English
n 1: eatables (especially sweets)
2: (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
3: a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place
4: a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges [syn: rapier
v 1: fit snugly into; “insert your ticket into the slot”
your shirtail in”
2: make a tuck or several folds in; “tuck the fabric”
; “tuck in
3: draw fabric together and sew it tightly [syn: gather
English → English
1. A horizontal sewed fold, such as is made in a garment, to
shorten it; a plait.
2. A small net used for taking fish from a larger one; --
called also tuck-net
3. A pull; a lugging. [Obs.] See Tug
. --Life of A. Wood.
4. (Naut.) The part of a vessel where the ends of the bottom
planks meet under the stern.
5. Food; pastry; sweetmeats. [Slang] --T. Hughes.
, v. i.
To contract; to draw together. [Obs.]
, n. [F. estoc; cf. It. stocco; both of German
origin, and akin to E. stock. See Stock
A long, narrow sword; a rapier. [Obs.] --Shak.
He wore large hose, and a tuck, as it was then called,
or rapier, of tremendous length. --Sir W. Scot.
, n. [Cf. Tocsin
The beat of a drum. --Scot.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tucked
; p. pr. & vb. n.
.] [OE. tukken, LG. tukken to pull up, tuck up,
entice; akin to OD. tocken to entice, G. zucken to draw with
a short and quick motion, and E. tug. See Tug
1. 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.
2. To make a tuck or tucks in; as, to tuck a dress.
3. 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.
4. [Perhaps originally, to strike, beat: cf. F. toquer to
touch. Cf. Tocsin
.] To full, as cloth. [Prov. Eng.]