detick

detick
de•tick
[[t]diˈtɪk[/t]] v. t.
cvb to free of ticks
Etymology: 1920–25

From formal English to slang. 2014.

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  • detick — de·tick ( )dē tik vt to remove ticks from <detick dogs> …   Medical dictionary

  • detick — transitive verb Date: 1925 to remove ticks from • deticker noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • detick — /dee tik /, v.t. to free (as livestock) of ticks, as by a chemical dip, spray, or dust. [1920 25; DE + TICK2] * * * …   Universalium

  • detick — verb free (a pet) of ticks • Hypernyms: ↑get rid of, ↑remove • Verb Frames: Somebody s something * * * /dee tik /, v.t. to free (as livestock) of ticks, as by a chemical dip, spray, or dust. [1920 25; DE + TICK2] …   Useful english dictionary

  • deticker — noun see detick …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • get rid of — verb 1. dispose of (Freq. 7) Get rid of these old shoes! The company got rid of all the dead wood • Syn: ↑remove • Derivationally related forms: ↑removal (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

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