Now there's an interesting word! I don't think I've seen it since I read Hans Brinker, and that was a long time ago.
I collect odd words, you see.
Is it like our Aussie "tucker", meaning food, or is it something a little more specific, such as luxury snacks?
What a wonderful story. Told with love. I can just imagine you wanting her to tell off your teenagers, but for some reason elderly grannies dote on the rebellious little ladies.