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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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Never try to burn off the tick by applying a hot match or a lighted cigarette; you are likely to burn your cat.
Use the tweezers or tick-removal tool and grab the tick by its head and steadily pull it away from your dog's skin.
Grab the tick by the head or mouth parts right where they enter the skin - not by the body.