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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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And tick away it did as the Green Archers failed to shot a sensible attempt as a bright red light illuminated the clocks' borders.
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Servent is faced with discrediting someone who can do no wrong, and time begins to tick away before it may be too late.