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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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He turned his big head slowly, and over his shoulder gave a haughty oblique stare to the ponderous marble timepiece with the sly, feeble tick.
Her capacity of definition might be easily stated at a very low figure, her mathematical knowledge at nothing; yet he was not sure that if he had been required, for example, to tick her off into columns in a parliamentary return, he would have quite known how to divide her.
Now, old 'un,' proceeded Fledgeby, when he had had his laugh out, 'you'll buy up these lots that I mark with my pencil--there's a tick there, and a tick there, and a tick there--and I wager two-pence you'll afterwards go on squeezing those Christians like the Jew you are.
When I had no more ticks to make, I folded all my bills up uniformly, docketed each on the back, and tied the whole into a symmetrical bundle.
The woods are lovely, but you daren't go near them because of the ticks.
Twenty-nine percent of the neotropical ticks tested positive for Rickettsia species, including Rickettsia parkeri, a pathogen that causes a disease similar to Rocky Mountain spotted fever, which can be life-threatening in humans bitten by an infected tick.
Tick collection was performed for 4 days during the first week of each month between 10:00 am and 12:00 pm and between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm; different sites were used for each collection.
Ticks are found in redwood habitats at lower densities than oak woodland, but they are consistently present and harbor both the newly-recognized tick-borne pathogen, Borrelia miyamotoi, which causes tick-borne relapsing fever, and Borrelia burgdorferi, which causes Lyme disease.
A tick can feed for five to seven days before dropping off.
Bristol University and MSD Animal Health are carrying out the Big Tick Project.
Answer: Tick fever or ehrlichiosis is a tick-borne disease in dogs that occurs worldwide.
Changes in climate may also alter the geographic distribution of tick vectors, and in turn, cause a change in the currently recognized demographic patterns, seasonality, and incidence of TBDs.