Tallyho
Tallyho Tal"ly*ho`, interj. & n. 1. The huntsman's cry to incite or urge on his hounds. [1913 Webster]

2. A tallyho coach. [1913 Webster]

{Tallyho coach}, a pleasure coach. See under {Coach}. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • tallyho — [tal΄ē hō′; ] for n. [ & ] v. [, tal′ē hō΄] interj. [altered < Fr taïaut] in fox hunting, used by a hunter to signify that he or she has sighted the fox n. pl. tallyhos 1. a cry of “tallyho” 2. a coach drawn by four horses vi. to shout… …   English World dictionary

  • tallyho — huntsman s cry, 1772, earlier said to be the name of a roistering character, Sir Toby Tallyho (1756), from Fr. taiaut, cry used in deer hunting (1660s), from O.Fr. taho, tielau. Meaning fast coach is from 1823, originally in reference to the one… …   Etymology dictionary

  • tallyho — 1. interjection a) used to urge on a fox hunt, especially when the fox is sighted. There he is! Coming out of that coppice! Tallyho tallyho tallyho! b) a simple greeting, exclusively used by the upper classes. Tallyho chaps! Whats the time,… …   Wiktionary

  • tallyho — /tal ee hoh / for 1; /tal ee hoh / for 2 5, n., pl. tallyhos, interj., v. tallyhoed or tallyho d, tallyhoing. n. 1. Chiefly Brit. a mail coach or a four in hand pleasure coach. 2. a cry of tallyho. interj. 3. the cry of a hunter on first sighting …   Universalium

  • tallyho — tal•ly•ho [[t]ˌtæl iˈhoʊ[/t]] n. pl. hos 1) used as a cry in fox hunting on sighting the fox 2) a cry of “tallyho.” • Etymology: 1750–60; cf. F tayau hunter s cry …   From formal English to slang

  • tallyho — I. ˌtalēˈhō noun ( s) Etymology: probably from French taïaut, cry used to excite hounds in deer hunting, from Old French taho, tielau 1. a. : the cry sounded by hunters upon sighting the fox as it breaks from cover usually used interjectionally b …   Useful english dictionary

  • tallyho — noun (plural hos) Etymology: probably from French taïaut, a cry used to excite hounds in deer hunting Date: 1772 1. a call of a huntsman at sight of the fox 2. [Tally ho, name of a coach formerly plying between London and Birmingham] a four in… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • tallyho — interj. hunting cry made by huntsmen when the fox is first sighted …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tallyho — tal·ly·ho …   English syllables

  • Tallyho coach — Tallyho Tal ly*ho , interj. & n. 1. The huntsman s cry to incite or urge on his hounds. [1913 Webster] 2. A tallyho coach. [1913 Webster] {Tallyho coach}, a pleasure coach. See under {Coach}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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