The definition of a tuck is a fold in fabric or a surgical procedure in which excess fat is removed.(noun)
To tuck is to put the edges of fabric inside or under something, to fold a part of something (such as your body) under something else or to put something away in a specific place.(verb)
See tuck in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME tuken < MDu tucken, to tuck & OE tucian, to ill-treat, lit., to tug, akin to Ger zucken, to jerk: for IE base see tug
Origin: Fr estoc < OFr estoquier < MDu stocken, to stick, pierce, poke < stok: see stock
Origin: ME tukken < NormFr toker, toquer, var. of OFr toucher, to touch
See tuck in American Heritage Dictionary 4
verb tucked, tuck·ing, tucks verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English tukken
Origin: , possibly from Middle Low German
Origin: or Middle Dutch tocken, tucken.
Origin: From Middle English tukken, to beat a drum
Origin: , from Old North French toquer, to strike
Origin: , from Vulgar Latin *toccāre.
Origin: Perhaps from French dialectal étoc
Origin: , from Old French estoc
Origin: , of Germanic origin.
Origin: Origin unknown.
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