tallyho

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noun tal·ly·ho \ˌta-lē-ˈhō\

Definition of tallyho

plural

tallyhos

  1. 1 :  a call of a huntsman at sight of the fox

  2. 2 [Tally-ho, name of a coach formerly plying between London and Birmingham] :  a four-in-hand coach

Origin and Etymology of tallyho

probably from French taïaut, a cry used to excite hounds in deer hunting


First Known Use: 1772

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