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tuck (v.)

late 14c., "to pull or gather up," earlier "to pluck, stretch" (implied in tucker "one who finishes clothes by stretching them on tenters, late 13c. as a surname), probably from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch tucken "pull up, draw up, tug" (cognate with Old English tucian "mistreat, torment," and related to Old English togian "to pull," German zucken; see tow (v.)). Sense of "thrust into a snug place" is first recorded 1580s. Slang meaning "to consume, swallow, put into one's stomach" is recorded from 1784. Related: Tucked; tucking.

tuck (n.)

late 14c., "flattened fold in clothing, pleat," from tuck (v.). As a folded-up diving position, from 1951.

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Definitions of tuck from WordNet
1
tuck (n.)
eatables (especially sweets);
tuck (n.)
(sports) a bodily position adopted in some sports (such as diving or skiing) in which the knees are bent and the thighs are drawn close to the chest;
tuck (n.)
a narrow flattened pleat or fold that is stitched in place;
tuck (n.)
a straight sword with a narrow blade and two edges;
Synonyms: rapier
2
tuck (v.)
fit snugly into;
tuck your shirttail in
Synonyms: insert
tuck (v.)
make a tuck or several folds in;
tuck the fabric
tuck in the sheet
tuck (v.)
draw together into folds or puckers;
Synonyms: gather / pucker
From wordnet.princeton.edu