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Tally clerk

a person, esp on a wharf or dock or in an airport, who checks the count of goods being loaded or unloaded


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  • 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 […]

  • Tally-ho

    interjection 1. the cry of a participant at a hunt to encourage the hounds when the quarry is sighted noun (pl) -hos 2. an instance of crying tally-ho 3. another name for a four-in-hand (sense 1) verb -hos, -hoing, -hoed, -ho’d 4. (intransitive) to make the cry of tally-ho

  • Tallying

    noun, plural tallies. 1. an account or reckoning; a record of debit and credit, of the score of a game, or the like. 2. Also called tally stick. a stick of wood with notches cut to indicate the amount of a debt or payment, often split lengthwise across the notches, the debtor retaining one piece […]

  • Tallyman

    noun, plural tallymen. 1. a person who tallies or keeps account of something. 2. British. a person who sells merchandise on the hire-purchase system. noun (pl) -men 1. a scorekeeper or recorder 2. (dialect) a travelling salesman for a firm specializing in hire-purchase

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