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EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR TUCKER

Dressed in his best bib and tucker, he was, beaver hat and all.

The interior of the houses at Tucker was no more pleasing than the exterior.

It was they who gave the Lamas of Tucker information of my intention to go to Lhassa.

Tucker had a dreadful passage of sixteen days with perpetual storms.

In the "Franklin" Capt. Tucker did some most efficient work.

Capt. Tucker kept the sea in the "Franklin" until late in the winter.

All this time Tucker had been manœuvring to secure a raking (p. 123) position.

That is surely Tucker; we shall have a devil of a smell directly.

Coote and Georgie are out ordering the tucker now—kidneys and tea-cake.

Tucker and Traps, bleeding and mangled, were falling back and trying to escape.

WORD ORIGIN

"piece of lace worn around the neck," 1680s, from Middle English tokker "tucker, one who dresses or finishes cloth" (see tuck).

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