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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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With less than two weeks before the transfer window closes though, and time ticking away to bring in potentially two first-choice defenders, it was easy to see why Guardiola looked irritated as he watched a difficult tour come to a close.
According to Fox News, Stiviano also agreed that she is bigger than Oscar winner Angelina Jolie but hinted at the fact that she knew her 15 minutes of fame were ticking away.
MACCLESFIELD 2 TAMWORTH 1 TIME is ticking away for the Lambs if they are to mount any sort of 'Great Escape' from the threat of relegation.
"An unseemly tug-of-war has broken out in those transactions where the buyer does not have immediate access to the additional funds and the time limit on their mortgage applications is ticking away," said a property agent.
Rick Perry said Thursday that with time ticking away, the agenda call could not be expanded.
This fiscal time bomb is ticking away whilst Cameron and Osbourne fiddle away merrily.
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beach, sea-shells like smooth white berries ticking away the collapsed
ALL HAS gone well with Hurricane Fly (below right) since he worked at Leopardstown ten days ago and he's ticking away nicely as we build up towards the BHP Insurance Irish Champion Hurdle back at Leopardstown two weeks today.
Even though Penistone were relegation threatened, Deighton struggled to get their best game together and wWith the minutes ticking away fast, it looked as though Deighton would be playing their final game still needing a win.
Or perhaps you would prefer the concrete carbuncle of yet another Wylfa nuclear power station jutting skywards on the horizon, silhouetted against the autumn sky, quiet as a Rottweiler about to pounce, and ticking away in silent doom, built on an as yet uncharted charted fault line.
With the Gulls trailing 2-1 at Roots Hall and seconds ticking away, Scriven batted the ball away into the empty stands after it went out for a visiting goal-kick.