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TICK, contracts. Credit; as, if a servant usually buy for the master upon tick, and the servant buy something without the master's order, yet, if the master were trusted by the trader, he is liable. 1 Show. 95; 3 Keb. 625; 10 Mod. 111; 3 Esp. R. 214; 4 Esp. R. 174.

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But, as time ticked away, Andrew Biggs made a surging run, beating two attempted tackles, before feeding Ollerenshaw, who beat Garside.
Time has almost ticked away for the player who bought his or her ticket in Coventry on Wednesday, August 10.
As the seconds ticked away, Connacht effectively tied up the contest with a Mark McHugh penalty after another offence by McEntee.
As the minutes ticked away, with England leading 1-0, Robson drew on all his managerial experience to advise the players (who weren't listening) what was required to win.
As the last hours of the 90 days redundancy period ticked away, they were digging in to fight for their jobs.