Tallyho



noun, plural tallyhos.
1.
Chiefly British. a mail coach or a four-in-hand pleasure coach.
2.
a cry of “tallyho.”.
interjection
3.
the cry of a hunter on first sighting the fox.
verb (used with object), tallyhoed or tallyho’d, tallyhoing.
4.
to arouse by crying “tallyho,” as to the hounds.
verb (used without object), tallyhoed or tallyho’d, tallyhoing.
5.
to utter a cry of “tallyho.”.

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