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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Ticklish \Tic"klish\, a. 1. Sensible to slight touches; easily tickled; as, the sole of the foot is very ticklish; the hardened palm of the hand is not ticklish. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] 2. Standing so as to be liable to totter and fall at the slightest touch; unfixed; easily affected; unstable. [1913 Webster] Can any man with comfort lodge in a condition so dismally ticklish? --Barrow. [1913 Webster] 3. Difficult; nice; critical; as, a ticklish business. [1913 Webster] Surely princes had need, in tender matters and ticklish times, to beware what they say. --Bacon. [1913 Webster] -- Tic"klish*ly, adv. -- Tic"klish*ness, n. [1913 Webster]