ETYM French étiquette a label, ticket, from Old Fren. estiquette, or Old Fren. etiquet, estiquet; both of Teutonic origin, and akin to Eng. stick. Related to Stick, Etiquette, Tick credit.
1. A commercial document showing that the holder is entitled to ride on public transportation or enter a public entertainment.
2. A summons issued to an offender (especially to someone who violates a traffic regulation).
In Kerberos authentication, a data structure used to provide access to resources.
A ticket is a set of identification data for a security principal (user or application) issued by a ticket-granting service (TGS), a Kerberos service running on a key distribution center (KDC). Tickets contain information about the identity of the principal and are used for authenticating the principal within a Kerberos realm or domain
To issue a ticket or a fine to; SYN. fine.