tallyman

noun
tal·​ly·​man | \ ˈta-lē-mən How to pronounce tallyman (audio) , -ˌman \

Definition of tallyman

1 British : one who sells goods on the installment plan
2 : one who tallies, checks, or keeps an account or record (as of receipt of goods)

First Known Use of tallyman

1654, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“Tallyman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/tallyman. Accessed 30 Oct. 2020.

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