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tucker
{{11}}tucker (n.) "piece of lace worn around the neck," 1680s, from M.E. tokker "tucker, one who dresses or finishes cloth" (see TUCK (Cf. tuck)).
{{12}}tucker (v.) "to tire, weary," 1833, New England slang, of uncertain origin, perhaps from tucked (pp. of TUCK (Cf. tuck) (v.)), which had, in reference to dogs, a slang sense of "exhausted, underfed." Related: Tuckered; tuckering.

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