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noun tick·ing \ˈti-kiŋ\

Definition of TICKING

:  a strong linen or cotton fabric used in upholstering and as a covering for a mattress or pillow
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Origin of TICKING

2tick
First Known Use: 1649

Rhymes with TICKING

2ticking

noun

Definition of TICKING

:  ticked marking on a bird or mammal or on individual hairs

Origin of TICKING

3tick
First Known Use: 1885

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