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tuck pointing

noun, Masonry.
1.
pointing that has an ornamental fillet of putty, lime, or chalk projecting from the mortar joint.
Also called tuck and pat pointing.
Origin of tuck pointing
1880-1885
1880-85
Related forms
tuck-pointer, noun

tuck-point

[tuhk-point] /ˈtʌkˌpɔɪnt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to finish (masonry) with tuck pointing.
Origin
1880-85
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