tuck up

phrasal verb
tucked up; tucking up; tucks up

Definition of tuck up

chiefly British
: to make (someone, such as a child) secure in bed by tucking the edges of sheets, blankets, etc. under the mattress

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“Tuck up.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuck%20up. Accessed 27 Sep. 2020.

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