smart ticket

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smart ticket (plural smart tickets)

  1. (nautical, now historical) A certificate given to wounded seamen, entitling them to smart money. [from 18th c.]
    • 1751, Tobias Smollett, The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle, I.2:
      [T]he commodore pulled out his purse, saying, “Here, you bitch's baby, here's something better than a smart ticket”; and threw it at his silent deliverer, who received and pocketed his bounty [] .
  2. An e-ticket.