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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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It was now a war of attrition as the match went into a third hour but with the clock ticking past 1.
It is no mean feat, no matter what the performance, and at the Park Palace in Dingle last week we had a great reminder of this as the audience sat and watched the clock ticking past the planned start time for The Quiet Little Englishman, an intriguing tale of George Groves, who was born in St Helens but won an Oscar for his pioneering work in film sound.
But with rain falling on his visor and the track breaking up the championship leader fired in one last, spectacular throw of the dice with the clock already ticking past zero.