Definition of ticking in English:

ticking

Line breaks: tick|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈtɪkɪŋ
 
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noun

[mass noun]
A strong, durable material, typically striped, used to cover mattresses.
More example sentences
  • Even plain muslin or pillow ticking can look good if you spice it up with fancy ribbon.

Origin

mid 17th century: from tick3 + -ing1.

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