from The Century Dictionary.
- noun The act or practice of affixing tickets to anything, or of giving tickets for it: as, the ticketing of goods or of passengers.
- noun The selling of ore by ticket. See
ticket, n., 6.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- noun A periodical sale of ore in the English mining districts; -- so called from the tickets upon which are written the bids of the buyers.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.
- noun The
issuingor sellingof tickets
- noun UK, mining, dated A
periodic saleof orein the mining districts, in which buyerswrote their bidsupon tickets.
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