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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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Earlier, captain William Porterfield with 27 and Kevin O'Brien with 20 had kept the scoreboard ticking over.
Tobias Martin (26) kept Swansea ticking over, as did a wides total of 29, but at 69-6 it could have gone either way.
McKay and Doherty needed 62 to win, but they seemed unfazed as they calmly keeping the score ticking over.
Just when the hosts thought they were set for an early night in the nation's capital, the Windies wasted no time getting the scoreboard ticking over.
At the other end, Johnson Charles was finding it difficult to get the scoreboard ticking over.
The target looked all the steeper when opener Mike O'Brien was dismissed early on but telling contributions of 29 and 17 by Veryard and Dan Viles kept the Camels ticking over.
As a batting unit we hit a lot of boundaries, but we have to get better at ticking over the strike, especially against the Pakistan spinners.
Marr In reply Mochdre kept the scoreboard ticking over through Will Evans (42), Wouldes (33), Gareth Davies (38) and skipper Phil Dickson (49 no) to secure a four-wicket margin at 243-6.
However, two quick wickets by Sahil Anand had YTCA Sharjah in trouble but the middle-order batsmen led by Wali and Abhijeet kept the run rate ticking over despite Tanmay Anand's metronomical figures of 7- 2- 15- 0.
South African Mario Olivier collected four for 75 off 17 overs as LiamLally, 71, and Russ Byron, 42 not out, kept Formby ticking over.
Cleveland failed to keep the scoreboard ticking over at such a fast pace in their reply, but they batted out their overs, finishing on 105 for four to claim a draw.
Poonia kept the scoreboard ticking over with three fours in four overs before gloving a Fidel Edwards delivery behind.