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tuck-point

[tuhk-point] /ˈtʌkˌpɔɪnt/
verb (used with object)
1.
to finish (masonry) with tuck pointing.
Origin of tuck-point
1880-1885
1880-85

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
1880-85
Related forms
tuck-pointer, noun
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