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ticking

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noun tick·ing \ˈti-kiŋ\

Definition of ticking

  1. :  a strong linen or cotton fabric used in upholstering and as a covering for a mattress or pillow

Origin and Etymology of ticking

4tick


First Known Use: 1649


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ticking

noun tick·ing

Definition of ticking

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

Origin and Etymology of ticking

1tick


First Known Use: 1885



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