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single ticket

noun, British.
1.
a one-way ticket.
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  • It was said that fifty guineas had been paid for a single ticket.

  • Why should anyone aid, abet, comfort or share in such a traffic, even by the price of a box or a single ticket?

    The Priestly Vocation Bishop Bernard Ward
  • We marched up to the ticket-office, and with very bad grace he purchased me a single ticket.

    The Last Cruise of the Spitfire Edward Stratemeyer
  • The Prime Minister took some credit to himself in that he would not ask for a single ticket for a private friend.

    The Way We Live Now

    Anthony Trollope
  • A single ticket costs an ounce (seventeen dollars); but you are constantly offered fractions, to an eighth or a sixteenth.

    A Trip to Cuba Julia Ward Howe
  • He was about to take a single ticket to London when it struck him that this might look odd, so he asked for a return.

    The Man Bram Stoker
  • By a close investigation, I find but one single ticket of this kind in the whole scheme.

    Secret Band of Brothers

    Jonathan Harrington Green
  • At first the baggage-master objected to check them both on a single ticket, and demanded pay for extra weight.

    The Chautauquan, Vol. III, February 1883 The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
  • The stranger gave up his ticket—a single ticket—and stepped outside the station.

    The Astonishing History of Troy Town

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Free servants demand wages; and on railways or steamers a single ticket does not include an attendant.

    Russia Donald Mackenzie Wallace
British Dictionary definitions for single ticket

single ticket

noun
1.
(Brit) a ticket entitling a passenger to travel only to his destination, without returning US and Canadian equivalent one-way ticket Compare return ticket
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