tickey


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tickey

(ˈtɪkɪ)
n
(Historical Terms) a South African threepenny piece, which was replaced by the five-cent coin in 1961
[of uncertain origin]
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They drove to a secluded road near Tickey Creek where Saldano stopped the car and forced King into the woods.
It did make you wonder whether Philander's ability to land the ball on a tickey, whilst generating movement either way, could yet be better employed in the limited-overs international environment," he further wrote.
Holmfirth woman Lynne Holbeck is the lucky winner of our second free VIP family tickey for this year's Denby Dale Festival.