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 for Split ticket
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Split \Split\, a.
     1. Divided; cleft.
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     2. (Bot.) Divided deeply; cleft.
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     3. (Exchanges)
        (a) Divided so as to be done or executed part at one time
            or price and part at another time or price; -- said of
            an order, sale, etc.
        (b) Of quotations, given in sixteenth, quotations in
            eighths being regular; as, 103/16 is a split
        (c) (London Stock Exchange) Designating ordinary stock
            that has been divided into preferred ordinary and
            deferred ordinary.
            [Webster 1913 Suppl.]
     Split pease, hulled pease split for making soup, etc.
     Split pin (Mach.), a pin with one end split so that it may
        be spread open to secure it in its place.
     Split pulley, a parting pulley. See under Pulley.
     Split ring, a ring with overlapped or interlocked ends
        which may be sprung apart so that objects, as keys, may be
        strung upon the ring or removed from it.
     Split ticket, a ballot in which a voter votes for a portion
        of the candidates nominated by one party, candidates of
        other parties being substituted for those omitted. [U.S.]
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Ticket \Tick"et\, n. [F. ['e]tiquette a label, ticket, fr. OF.
     estiquette, or OF. etiquet, estiquet; both of Teutonic
     origin, and akin to E. stick. See Stick, n. & v., and cf.
     Etiquette, Tick credit.]
     A small piece of paper, cardboard, or the like, serving as a
     notice, certificate, or distinguishing token of something.
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     (a) A little note or notice. [Obs. or Local]
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               He constantly read his lectures twice a week for
               above forty years, giving notice of the time to his
               auditors in a ticket on the school doors. --Fuller.
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     (b) A tradesman's bill or account. [Obs.]
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     Note: Hence the phrase on ticket, on account; whence, by
           abbreviation, came the phrase on tick. See 1st Tick.
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                 Your courtier is mad to take up silks and velvets
                 On ticket for his mistress.        --J. Cotgrave.
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     (c) A certificate or token of right of admission to a place
         of assembly, or of passage in a public conveyance; as, a
         theater ticket; a railroad or steamboat ticket.
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     (d) A label to show the character or price of goods.
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     (e) A certificate or token of a share in a lottery or other
         scheme for distributing money, goods, or the like.
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     (f) (Politics) A printed list of candidates to be voted for
         at an election; a set of nominations by one party for
         election; a ballot. [U. S.]
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               The old ticket forever! We have it by thirty-four
               votes.                               --Sarah
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     Scratched ticket, a ticket from which the names of one or
        more of the candidates are scratched out.
     Split ticket, a ticket representing different divisions of
        a party, or containing candidates selected from two or
        more parties.
     Straight ticket, a ticket containing the regular
        nominations of a party, without change.
     Ticket day (Com.), the day before the settling or pay day
        on the stock exchange, when the names of the actual
        purchasers are rendered in by one stockbroker to another.
        [Eng.] --Simmonds.
     Ticket of leave, a license or permit given to a convict, or
        prisoner of the crown, to go at large, and to labor for
        himself before the expiration of his sentence, subject to
        certain specific conditions. [Eng.] --Simmonds.
     Ticket porter, a licensed porter wearing a badge by which
        he may be identified. [Eng.]
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  split ticket
      n 1: a ballot cast by a voter who votes for candidates from more
           than one party [ant: straight ticket]

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