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1    Informal     (chiefly Brit)   a difficult or delicate problem  
2      (Also called)    tickler file     (U.S.)   a memorandum book or file  
3      (Accounting)     (U.S.)   a single-entry business journal  
4    a person or thing that tickles  

      n   a very amusing joke or story  
  rib-tickling      adj  
tickler coil  
      n   a small inductance coil connected in series in the anode circuit of a valve and magnetically coupled to a coil in the grid circuit to provide feedback  
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