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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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Still the Bears ticked over smoothly but even as they did, thunder started to crackle, clouds rolled back in and gloom descended.
His new partner Dominic Ostler merrily ticked over with 26 not out towards his target of 85 to reach 1,000 runs in a season for the first time in six years.