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. 2000.

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Coach — (k[=o]ch; 224), n. [F. coche, fr. It. cocchio, dim. of cocca little boat, fr. L. concha mussel, mussel shell, Gr. ?, akin to Skr. [,c]ankha. Cf. {Conch}, {Cockboat}, {Cockle}.] 1. A large, closed, four wheeled carriage, having doors in the sides …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coach — [n1] instructor, usually in recreation drill instructor, educator, mentor, physical education instructor, skipper, teacher, trainer, tutor; concepts 350,366 Ant. player, pupil, student coach [n2] carriage bus, car, chaise, charabanc, fourwheeler …   New thesaurus

  • 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 — 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

  • couch — Coach Coach (k[=o]ch; 224), n. [F. coche, fr. It. cocchio, dim. of cocca little boat, fr. L. concha mussel, mussel shell, Gr. ?, akin to Skr. [,c]ankha. Cf. {Conch}, {Cockboat}, {Cockle}.] 1. A large, closed, four wheeled carriage, having doors… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Tally-ho — The phrase Tally ho is a largely British phrase, used in foxhunting, shouted when a rider sees the fox. [ [http://www.askoxford.com/concise oed/tallyho?view=uk Oxford Dictionary Tally ho ] . Oxford Dictionary . Referenced May 19, 2008.]… …   Wikipedia

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