on tick

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Definition of on tick

British, old-fashioned
: with an agreement to pay later : on credit She bought her supplies on tick.

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“On tick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/on%20tick. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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