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Definition of the noun Tickey

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  1. [context: South Africa, obsolete] A threepenny bit.

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Google previewMoonbeams and Shadows (2014)

by Lindsay Tonkin

A tickey would buy you three pence worth. The name tickey is a Malay word for three. Truppence was six ...

Google previewOxford Dictionary of English Idioms (2010)

by John Ayto

thunder tick ticket tickey tickle tiele tie tiger tight tighten tile till tilt time immemorial tod toe toflee. thunder blood and thunder: see BLOOD. steal someone's thunder: see STEAL. tick on tick on credit. informal o Tick is an abbreviation of ticket, ...

Google previewFlip Dictionary (2002)

by Barbara Kipfer

tanner, tara, thaler, tickey, token, zecchino coin blank: flan, planchet coin chest at a mint: pyx coin chute: slot coin collecting: numismatics coin collector: numismatist coin fake: brummagem, counterfeit coin grooves on edge: engrailing, fluting, ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

long tickey n. (also tickey-wire) [1970s] (S.Afr.) a coin on a thread that can be used to operate a telephone kiosk, then retrieved and used again. [SE long + TICKEY n.

Google previewThe Encyclopaedia Britannica (1911)

A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and General Information by Hugh Chisholm

The customary unit of expenditure is the threepenny-bit or " tickey." Sanitary and other Services. — There is an ample supply of water to the ...

Google previewThe Standard American Encyclopedia of Arts, Sciences, History, Biography, Geography, Statistics, and General Knowledge (1897)

by John Clark Ridpath

| Tickelsville, Gibson, Teni Thirty-nine, De Kalb, Ala Thornhope, Pula Tickey, Collin, Tex Thisbe, Huntingdon, Pa. Thornleigh, Pett 200 Tickfaw, Tangipahoa, La. 100 Thisbie, Washoe, New Thornport, Per | Tickridge, Limestone, Ala. Thistle ...

Google previewThe Bankers Encyclopedia (1921)

Tickey. S. R. McDowell, H. T. R. Evors. A. E. "A. Passmore. H. P. Foulk. W. T. Patterson, F. A. Hays, Jno. C. Hamsey, J .E. Herr. J. G. Snodgrass. W. E. Peoples Bank. Algard, J. J. Kimble.

Google previewThe Century Dictionary: The Century dictionary (1911)

tickey, n. Same as *ticky, 3. tick-fever (tik'fé'ver), n. Any fever transmitted through ...

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Tickey Meaning

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Scrabble value of T1I1C3K5E1Y4

The value of this 6-letter word is 15 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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