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
Of course most of the last power and a half is due to Tickler itself.
That means your tickler thinks, even by your fancy standards.
- 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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