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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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Tom enclosed the tick in the percussion-cap box that had lately been the pinchbug's prison, and the boys separated, each feeling wealthier than before.
'Now, old 'un,' proceeded Fledgeby, when he had had his laugh out, 'you'll buy up these lots that I mark with my pencil--there's a tick there, and a tick there, and a tick there--and I wager two-pence you'll afterwards go on squeezing those Christians like the Jew you are.
the watch has at last ceased to tick; for the Judge's forgetful fingers neglected to wind it up, as usual, at ten o'clock, being half an hour or so before his ordinary bedtime,--and it has run down, for the first time in five years.
Then Maud pressed and held the fingers about the pencil with her own hand and the hand wrote, in large letters, and so slowly that the minutes ticked off to each letter:
My bed was a straw tickQbetter than Jim's, which was a corn- shuck tick; there's always cobs around about in a shuck tick, and they poke into you and hurt; and when you roll over the dry shucks sound like you was rolling over in a pile of dead leaves; it makes such a rustling that you wake up.
The Illinois Department of Public Health recently issued a warning that ticks carrying the Heartland virus had been reported in Kankakee County.
Bloating themselves with blood, ticks expand in size exponentially before falling off, able now to reproduce--gross!
Ticks cause substantial losses in cattle production in terms of diseases, reduced productivity, fertility and often death and are economically the most important ecto-parasites of cattle (Rajput et al., 2006; Aslam et al., 2015; Juan et al., 2019).Livestock shows a key role in Pakistan's economy by uplifting the socio-economic conditions of resource-poor husbandry communities and reducing poverty (Jabbar et al., 2015).
Some time ago I found a lioness lying next to a road; she was covered in ticks.
The otoendoscopic examination revealed engorged living ticks with tick larvae, tick feces, and blood clots in both EACs (Fig.
We have recently seen a huge increase in ticks among our pets this year due to the higher than normal temperatures.