tuck-point
transitive verb Date: 1881 to finish (the mortar joints between bricks or stones) with a narrow ridge of putty or fine lime mortar

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tuck-point — [tuk′point΄] vt. Masonry POINT (vt. 8) …   English World dictionary

  • tuck-point — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ transitive verb Etymology: tuck (II) : to finish (the mortar joints between bricks or stones) with a narrow ridge of putty or fine lime mortar • tuck pointer ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • tuck-point — /tuk poynt /, v.t. to finish (masonry) with tuck pointing. [1880 85] * * * …   Universalium

  • tuck-point — verb point (brickwork) with coloured mortar so as to have a narrow groove which is filled with fine white lime putty allowed to project slightly …   English new terms dictionary

  • tuck pointing — tuck′ point ing n. bui pointing that has an ornamental fillet of putty, lime, or chalk projecting from the mortar joint • Etymology: 1880–85 tuck′ point , v.t …   From formal English to slang

  • tuck-pointer — noun see tuck point …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tuck School of Business — Infobox University name = Tuck School of Business image size = 150px established = January 19, 1900cite web | url = http://www.tuck.dartmouth.edu/about/history/timeline.html | title = About Tuck: Tuck History Timeline | accessdate = 2007 11 08 |… …   Wikipedia

  • Tuck (comics) — Infobox comics character character name = Tuck caption = publisher = Marvel UK debut = Death s Head vol. 2, #3 (May 1992) creators = Dan Abnett Liam Sharp alter ego = full name = species = homeworld = alliances = partners = Death s Head II… …   Wikipedia

  • tuck — I. verb Etymology: Middle English tuken to mistreat, finish (cloth) by stretching and beating, tuck, from Old English tūcian to mistreat; akin to Old High German zuhhen to jerk, Old English togian to pull more at tow Date: 14th century transitive …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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