Definition of Soft tick
1. Noun. Tick lacking a dorsal shield and having mouth parts on the under side of the head.
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Literary usage of Soft tick
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1. Pharmaceutical Journal by Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain (1860)
"... and imparts a full soft tick, or rather tack, and a musical bell sound to the other ear connected with the other cup of the instrument placed upon the ..."
2. Life and Letters of Horace Bushnell by Horace Bushnell, Mary A. Bushnell Cheney (1880)
"If we had them not, it would run silent, and we should hardly know that it ran at all; for the soft tick-beat of ordinary experience only makes the ..."
3. The Physical examination of the chest in pulmonary consumption and its by Somerville Scott Alison (1861)
"... and imparts a full soft tick, or rather tack, and a musical 1<<-11 sound to the other ear connected with the other cup of the instrument placed upon the ..."
4. The Harvard Classics by Charles William Eliot (1910)
"... the chains that environ me an ease; and will not esteem this bed whereon I am laid a hard field of battle, but a soft tick and a most fortunate lodging. ..."
5. Aldine Second Language Book for Grades Five and Six by Catherine Turner Bryce, Frank Ellsworth Spaulding (1914)
"... and one can hear, in imagination, its soft " tick- tick." You have not only described your watch; you have made your description interesting. ..."
6. The Knickerbocker; Or, New York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew, Timothy Flint, Washington Irving (1851)
"... and two more bottles of Gordon sherry ; now a boiled tongue, now an enormous loaf of soft tick, and numerous smaller packages of crackers and butter, ..."