Definition of tuck-point in English:

tuck-point

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verb

[with object]
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.

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