Ticked
Tick Tick, v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Ticked}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Ticking}.] [Probably of imitative origin; cf. D. tikken, LG. ticken.] 1. To make a small or repeating noise by beating or otherwise, as a watch does; to beat. [1913 Webster]

2. To strike gently; to pat. [1913 Webster]

Stand not ticking and toying at the branches. --Latimer. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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