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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of tuck.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Treated, affected, or arranged in any manner noted by the verb tuck.
- Hung high in the stock, so that the top is above the pivots or gudgeons: noting large bells.
- Contracted; narrow: as, a tucked-up room.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having tucked or being tucked
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I traded with someone ages ago for it and just now on my second ball found the label tucked inside.
Lior Strahilevitz’s research in the law of property, and specifically, the right to destroy, led to his discovery that the long-recognized right of property owners to destroy what they own appears to have been erased from the definition of the term tucked away on page 1,130 of the latest edition of the authoritative Black’s Law Dictionary.
Other photos show him straddling a motorcycle parked on the sand and running through waves with the pigskin tucked under his arm.
It's the nexus of the furniture-design world as well, and unique treasures — from midcentury to finds from the Memphis movement — can be discovered in tucked-away lofts and warehouses, particularly along Via Tortona.
She keeps her chin tucked into the folds of her scarf and her eyes fixed on the pavement a few steps ahead of her.
Quith lifted his shirt to reveal two bottles of Johnny Walker Red Label tucked into the waist of his oversized pants.
Could be beyond comedy … and all the Feds would have to do to send them home, tails tucked, is threaten to cut off, say, Social Security to the rebellious state.
Darryl James for The Wall Street Journal A small garbage bin tucked inside a larger recycling container under a desk at the University of Washington.
He pointed to a bin tucked into the corner of a building near by.
A doddering old man with his chin tucked intto his shirt collar that could not read the prompter.