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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.