1. A long narrow sword.
2. A kind of net.
3. [from the verb following.] In a ship, the part where the ends of the bottom planks are collected under the stern.
4. A fold; a pull; a lugging. [See Tug.]
TUCK, verb transitive [In some parts of England, this verb signifies to full, as cloth.]
1. To thrust or press in or together; to fold under; to press into a narrower compass; as, to tuck up a bed; to tuck up a garment; to tuck in the skirt of anything.
2. To inclose by tucking close around; as, to tuck a child into a bed.
3. To full, as cloth. [Local.]
TUCK, verb intransitive To contract; to draw together. [Not in use.]