tuck-point

verb
\ ˈtək-ˌpȯint How to pronounce tuck-point (audio) \
tuck-pointed; tuck-pointing; tuck-points

Definition of tuck-point

transitive verb

: to finish (the mortar joints between bricks or stones) with a narrow ridge of putty or fine lime mortar

First Known Use of tuck-point

1881, in the meaning defined above

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“Tuck-point.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tuck-point. Accessed 12 Jun. 2021.

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