tallyman
noun Date: 1654 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)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Tallyman — Tal ly*man, n.; pl. {Tallymen}. 1. One who keeps the tally, or marks the sticks. [1913 Webster] 2. One who keeps a tally shop, or conducts his business as tally trade. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • tallyman — [tal′ē mən] n. pl. tallymen [tal′ēmən] 1. a person who tallies something 2. Brit. a person who sells goods door to door on the installment plan and calls regularly to collect the payments …   English World dictionary

  • tallyman — /tal ee meuhn/, n., pl. tallymen. 1. a person who tallies or keeps account of something. 2. Brit. a person who sells merchandise on the hire purchase system. [1645 55; TALLY + MAN] * * * …   Universalium

  • tallyman — noun a) A person who keeps a tally of something b) A person who conducts the tally trade …   Wiktionary

  • tallyman — n. one who tallies, one who keeps an account of anything; one who sells products on the hire purchase system (British) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • tallyman — noun (plural tallymen) 1》 Brit. a person who sells goods on credit, especially from door to door. 2》 a person who keeps a score or record …   English new terms dictionary

  • tallyman — tallyclerk A worker at a port or airport, who checks that the goods unloaded from a ship or aircraft tally with the documents covering them and the ship s or aircraft s manifest …   Big dictionary of business and management

  • tallyman — tal·ly·man …   English syllables

  • tallyman — n. (pl. men) 1 a person who keeps a tally. 2 a person who sells goods on credit, esp. from door to door …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Tallyman — (Бухта Монтего,Ямайка) Категория отеля: Адрес: West Gate Hills B, Бухта Монтего, Ямай …   Каталог отелей

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