Sentence Examples


  • The tick in his jaw belied how tightly his teeth were clamped.
  • He had a personality that would tick off Mother Theresa.
  • Amblyomma hebraeum, the bont or variegated tick of the Cape Colonists, infects sheep with the 9porozoon causing "heart-water" sickness, and in Europe sheep are inoculated with the same disease by another tick, Rhipicephalus bursa.
  • In the United States alone the annual pecuniary loss in cattle stock occasioned by the ravages of this tick disease was computed in 1907 at one hundred million dollars.
  • Who knew what would tick him off?