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And, old ink pot, tuck a horse blanket under my chin, and rub me down with brickbats while I feed!THE BOOK OF ANECDOTES AND BUDGET OF FUN;VARIOUS
Laverdire derives Saguenay from the Montagnais saki-nip, "the rushing water."THE JESUIT RELATIONS AND ALLIED DOCUMENTS, VOL. II: ACADIA, 1612-1614VARIOUS
I pick up the newspaper that had fallen under the seat, spread it over his legs, and tuck the ends underneath.PRISON MEMOIRS OF AN ANARCHISTALEXANDER BERKMAN
It is to guard against this that so many of his compatriots tuck their napkins in at their necks.PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOL. 147, NOVEMBER 4, 1914VARIOUS
Ive seen a lot of booze-fighters, and helped tuck some of them underground, but I never saw any rum hound just like this guy.THE WOMAN GIVESOWEN JOHNSON
I don't think you've grown much, Francie—and oh, by-the-bye, I believe there's a tuck that could be let down.'ROBIN REDBREASTMARY LOUISA MOLESWORTH
I was paddling off, all in a sweat to tell on him; but when he says this, it seemed to kind of take the tuck all out of me.ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Owing to the flagboat drifting, they went round Lepe buoy, and having to nip to fetch, 'Valkyrie' gained a trifle.YACHTING VOL. 2VARIOUS.
He did not fare so badly either, for being plump and rosy he was allowed to personate the jolly Friar Tuck.THE STORY OF THE BIG FRONT DOORMARY FINLEY LEONARD