Tick"et (?), n. [F. 'etiquette a label, ticket, fr. OF. estiquette, or OF. etiquet, estiquet; both of Teutonic origin, and akin to E. stick. See Stick, n. & v., and cf. Etiquette, Tick credit.]
A small piece of paper, cardboard, or the like, serving as a notice, certificate, or distinguishing token of something.
A little note or notice.
[Obs. or Local]
He constantly read his lectures twice a week for above forty years, giving notice of the time to his auditors in a ticket on the school doors.
A tradesman's bill or account.
⇒ Hence the phrase on ticket, on account; whence, by abbreviation, came the phrase on tick. See 1st Tick.
Your courtier is mad to take up silks and velvets
On ticket for his mistress.
A certificate or token of right of admission to a place of assembly, or of passage in a public conveyance; as, a theater ticket; a railroad or steamboat ticket.
A label to show the character or price of goods.
A certificate or token of a share in a lottery or other scheme for distributing money, goods, or the like.
A printed list of candidates to be voted for at an election; a set of nominations by one party for election; a ballot.
The old ticket forever! We have it by thirty-four votes.
Sarah Franklin (1766).
Scratched ticket, a ticket from which the names of one or more of the candidates are scratched out. -- Split ticket, a ticket representing different divisions of a party, or containing candidates selected from two or more parties. -- Straight ticket, a ticket containing the regular nominations of a party, without change. -- Ticket day Com., the day before the settling or pay day on the stock exchange, when the names of the actual purchasers are rendered in by one stockbroker to another. [Eng.] Simmonds. -- Ticket of leave, a license or permit given to a convict, or prisoner of the crown, to go at large, and to labor for himself before the expiration of his sentence, subject to certain specific conditions. [Eng.] Simmonds. -- Ticket porter, a licensed porter wearing a badge by which he may be identified. [Eng.]
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Tick"et, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ticketed; p. pr. & vb. n. Ticketing.]
To distinguish by a ticket; to put a ticket on; as, to ticket goods.
To furnish with a tickets; to book; as, to ticket passengers to California.
<-- Ticketed. having a ticket, esp. a ticket for travel on a carrier sucha as an airline. A term used to distinguish those who have made a reservation for travel, but have not yet paid and received their ticket, from those who have. "You have a reservation, but you have not yet been ticketed." -->
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