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tallyman

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noun tal·ly·man \ˈta-lē-mən, -ˌman\

Definition of tallyman

  1. 1 British :  one who sells goods on the installment plan

  2. 2 :  one who tallies, checks, or keeps an account or record (as of receipt of goods)



1654

First Known Use of tallyman

1654

Rhymes with tallyman

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