Tuck pointing. (Masonry) The finishing of joints along the center lines with a narrow ridge of putty or fine lime mortar.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
Tu"cum(?), n. [So called by the Indians of Brazil.] A fine, strong fiber obtained from the young leaves of a Brazilian palm (Astrocaryum vulgare), used for cordage, bowstrings, etc.; also, the plant yielding this fiber. Called also tecum, and tecum fiber.
Tu*cu"ma(?), n. (Bot.) A Brazilian palm (Astrocaryum Tucuma) which furnishes an edible fruit.
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