walking ticket

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Origin of walking ticket

An Americanism dating back to 1825–35

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How to use walking ticket in a sentence

  • Every soul about the place except Mr. M'Intyre and Mr. Falkland seemed to have got a cheque and a walking-ticket at the same time.

    Robbery Under Arms | Thomas Alexander Browne, AKA Rolf Boldrewood
  • The old fellow has to be out of this by to-morrow night, and Matt gets his walking-ticket from Colcord the next morning.

  • As soon as the crisis is over, I will give her a walking ticket!

    Maximina | Armando Palacio Valds
  • I said it was all over, because she gave me my walking ticket, I mean my dismissal.

    Frdrique; vol. 2 | Charles Paul de Kock
  • As he proved that he did not kill Mark, I've no reason to give him his walking-ticket.

    The Silent House | Fergus Hume