Origin of tucketfrom tuck
Origin of tucketProbably from obsolete tuk from Middle English from tukken to beat a drum ; see tuck 2.
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Compare Italian tocchetto (“a ragout of fish, meat"), from tocco (“a bit, morsel"), Late Latin tucetum (“a thick gravy"), tuccetum (“a thick gravy").