tuck /ˈtək/ 名詞
Tuck n. A long, narrow sword; a rapier. [Obs.]
He wore large hose, and a tuck, as it was then called, or rapier, of tremendous length. --Sir W. Scot.
Tuck, n. The beat of a drum.
Tuck, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tucked p. pr. & vb. n. Tucking.]
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. To full, as cloth. [Prov. Eng.]
Tuck, v. i. To contract; to draw together. [Obs.]
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.
4. Naut. The part of a vessel where the ends of the bottom planks meet under the stern.
5. Food; pastry; sweetmeats. [Slang]
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"; "tuck
your shirtail in" [syn: insert]
2: make a tuck or several folds in; "tuck the fabric"; "tuck in
3: draw fabric together and sew it tightly [syn: gather, pucker]