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tuck

verb [T usually + adv/prep] (STORE SAFELY)    /tʌk/
to put something into a safe or convenient place: Tuck your gloves in your pocket so that you don't lose them. She had a doll tucked under her arm. Eventually I found the certificate tucked under a pile of old letters. Tuck your chair in (= put it so that the seat of it is under the table) so that no one trips over it.Placing and positioning an object
(Definition of tuck verb (STORE SAFELY) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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