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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 tick·le /ˈtɪkəl/
 胳肢,癢(vt.)胳肢,使發癢,使快樂,逗樂(vi.)覺得癢,使人癢

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 tick·le /ˈtɪkəl/ 動詞
 發癢,瘙癢

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tic·kle, a.
 1. Ticklish; easily tickled. [Obs.]
 2. Liable to change; uncertain; inconstant. [Obs.]
    The world is now full tickle, sikerly.   --Chaucer.
    So tickle is the state of earthy things.   --Spenser.
 3. Wavering, or liable to waver and fall at the slightest touch; unstable; easily overthrown. [Obs.]
    Thy head stands so tickle on thy shoulders, that a milkmaid, if she be in love, may sigh it off.   --Shak.
 

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tic·kle v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tickled p. pr. & vb. n. Tickling ]
 1. To touch lightly, so as to produce a peculiar thrilling sensation, which commonly causes laughter, and a kind of spasm which become dangerous if too long protracted.
    If you tickle us, do we not laugh?   --Shak.
 2. To please; to gratify; to make joyous.
    Pleased with a rattle, tickled with a straw.   --Pope.
 Such a nature
 Tickled with good success, disdains the shadow
 Which he treads on at noon.   --Shak.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Tic·kle, v. i.
 1. To feel titillation.
 He with secret joy therefore
 Did tickle inwardly in every vein.   --Spenser.
 2. To excite the sensation of titillation.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 tickle
      n 1: a cutaneous sensation often resulting from light stroking
      2: the act of tickling [syn: tickling, titillation]
      v 1: touch (a body part) lightly so as to excite the surface
           nerves and cause uneasiness, laughter, or spasmodic
           movements [syn: titillate, vellicate]
      2: feel sudden intense sensation or emotion; "he was thrilled
         by the speed and the roar of the engine" [syn: thrill, vibrate]
      3: touch or stroke lightly; "The grass tickled her calves"