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 [cf, OED ticking material for making bedticks (pillow or mattress covers), taken as a stem + -ing; cf. FISHNING ] n. ticking, a coarse cotton cloth: Brown calico or a strip of material called “tickning" is used to make a bag-like case to hold the grass (COB). <Nassau>

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Last update: 2011-07-28 16:53
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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