Definition of Hard tick

1. Noun. Ticks having a hard shield on the back and mouth parts that project from the head.

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hard Tick

hard sciences
hard sell
hard shoulder
hard shoulders
hard skill
hard sledding
hard soap
hard solder
hard sore
hard space
hard start
hard steel
hard stop
hard surface
hard tarter
hard tick (current term)
hard time
hard times
hard tissue
hard to please(p)
hard tubercle
hard ulcer
hard up
hard water
hard wheat
hard wired
hard work
hard worker
hard yakka
hard yards

Literary usage of Hard tick

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1. Camp-fire Chats of the Civil War: Being the Incident, Adventure and Wayside by Washington Davis (1886)
"My rations are SB, Taken from porkers three Thousand years old; And hard-tick cut and dried Long before Noah died,— From what wars left aside Ne'er can be ..."

2. Recollections of a Busy Life: Including Reminiscences of American Politics by Horace Greeley, Robert Dale Owen (1869)
"But hard-tick is wholesome, if not toothsome; while the broad made on the Plains, of nearly equal parts of flour and saleratus, baked in a frying-pan or ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of King's Bench: Band by Graham Willmore, Great Britain Court of King's Bench, Frederick Luard Wollaston, Great Britain Court of Exchequer Chamber, Henry Davison (1839)
"... The present application was made on the previou« felony, part of the prosecutor for the first felony, for which it was desired to try Hard-tick. ..."

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