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TICK, noun Credit; trust; as, to buy upon tick

TICK, noun A little animal of a livid color and globose-ovate form, that infests sheep, dogs, goats, cows, etc., a species of Acarus.

TICK, noun [Latin tego; Eng. to deck.] The cover or case of a bed, which contains the feathers, wool or other material.

TICK, verb intransitive [from tick credit.] To run upon score.

1. To trust.

TICK, verb intransitive [Latin tango, tago.] To beat; to pat; or to make a small noise by beating or otherwise; as a watch.