tuck pointing


noun Masonry.

pointing that has an ornamental fillet of putty, lime, or chalk projecting from the mortar joint.

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Also called tuck and pat pointing.

Origin of tuck pointing

First recorded in 1880–85

OTHER WORDS FROM tuck pointing

tuck-pointer, noun

Words nearby tuck pointing

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