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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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Wilson (38) and Niall O'Brien (16) were being pegged back by the slow pace but kept the scoreboard ticking over with some excellent running as Ireland went past the 100-mark in the 14th over.
Opener Ahsan Ali - who scored 76 off 46 balls with seven fours and four sixes - shared an 82-run partnership for the fourth wicket with Saifullah Bangash to keep the chase ticking over. The side, however, struggled to keep pace with the asking rate and went into the final over needing 30 to win.
The Australians needed 41 runs off the last 36 balls as White masterfully shepherded the strike to keep the scoring rate ticking over. Proteas skipper J.P.
But the fall of Sharma's wicket put on the brakes for India as Yuvraj Singh (11 runs in 30 balls) was struggling to get bat on ball and keep the scoreboard ticking over for India.
Earlier, captain William Porterfield with 27 and Kevin O'Brien with 20 had kept the scoreboard ticking over.
Tobias Martin (26) kept Swansea ticking over, as did a wides total of 29, but at 69-6 it could have gone either way.
But McCullum kept the score steadily ticking over. He hit three fours from the last three balls of Stuart Broad's second over — the 13th over of the innings — pulling one past fine leg, one past square leg and driving the third down the ground.
At the other end, Johnson Charles was finding it difficult to get the scoreboard ticking over.
The score kept ticking over with contributions from Farhaan Behardien (20), Justin Ontong (22) before Albie Morkel came in for the final three balls of the innings, which he dispatched for consecutive boundaries.
The target looked all the steeper when opener Mike O'Brien was dismissed early on but telling contributions of 29 and 17 by Veryard and Dan Viles kept the Camels ticking over.
Marr In reply Mochdre kept the scoreboard ticking over through Will Evans (42), Wouldes (33), Gareth Davies (38) and skipper Phil Dickson (49 no) to secure a four-wicket margin at 243-6.
However, two quick wickets by Sahil Anand had YTCA Sharjah in trouble but the middle-order batsmen led by Wali and Abhijeet kept the run rate ticking over despite Tanmay Anand's metronomical figures of 7- 2- 15- 0.