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full as a tick

Parf of speech: Expression, OED Year: N/A, OED Evaluation: N/A

very full of food and drink

They did say- my one fellow say after a big meal he'd say to his wife "I- do you want anymore to eat? I'm full as a tick." Interviewer: Full as a tick, yeah. Speaker: I know that he called ah um like I said my- my if I've sunburned, I'd say "I'm burnt like a tomato." Like those are sayings- the other guy was talking about a- used to call a creek, he'd call it a crick. Interviewer: Yeah. Speaker: The old people. "You go down to the crick," instead of saying the creek, you-know, they'd say a crick.
very full of food and drink