Definition of tuck-point in English:


Syllabification: tuck-point


[with object]
  • Point (brickwork) with colored mortar so as to have a narrow groove that is filled with fine white lime putty allowed to project slightly.
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    • 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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