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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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I forgot the smartphone one day to log in my deliveries and deserved a ticking off.
If a punch in the face is a penalty and a ticking off - I thought it was an automatic red card - and a player who drops his shoulder into someone lying on the wrong side gets a yellow card..."
A witness tells me that Shoreditch House staff - who could not be reached for comment last night - then rushed over and gave the red-faced singer and her group a ticking off about pictures being taken in the club.
A witness said Shoreditch House staff then rushed over and gave red-faced Ellie and her group a ticking off about pictures being taken in the club.
Baldasaro is not exactly what you'd call a shrinking violet--in fact, he's shown that he's fully capable of ticking off people himself--whether it's saying it was "great" that a GOP debate audience a few years back booed a gay soldier or tweeting (there's that social media again) that the state Dem Party chair a was a "pervert."
He might have got away with it except that he delivered this ticking off in India.
He always wore a tuxedo and rigorously enforced the dress code - ticking off John Lennon and George Harrison for their sloppy attire.
He always wore a tuxedo and rigorously enforced the club's dress code - ticking off John Lennon and George Harrison for their sloppy attire.