Origin of tickler
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Examples from the Web for tickler
Sent her back her letters—with a tickler to herself on her conduct.
He also carried, amongst other trinkets, a sword-stick, which he called his 'Tickler.'Life And Adventures Of Martin Chuzzlewit
I beseech you, Mr. Tickler, not to be so sarcastic on “The Master.”Character Sketches of Romance, Fiction and the Drama
E. Cobham Brewer
That means your tickler thinks, even by your fancy standards.
Of course most of the last power and a half is due to Tickler itself.
- informal, mainly British a difficult or delicate problem
- Also called: tickler file US a memorandum book or file
- accounting, US a single-entry business journal
- a person or thing that tickles
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