Point (brickwork) with coloured mortar so as to have a narrow groove which is filled with fine white lime putty allowed to project slightly: the underlying brick was tuck-pointed and natural wood window frames installed (as noun tuck-pointing) the chimney needed tuck-pointing
More example sentences
- Repairing cracked mortar is called tuck-pointing.
- The house outside my window needs to be tuck-pointed.
- The brick has been tuck-pointed, windows have been restored, and some window framing was replaced.
Definition of tuck-point in:
- The US English dictionary