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 Tally.Tallyman (A). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Tally-ho!
 
is the Norman hunting cry Taillis au! (To the coppice). The tally-ho was used when the stag was viewed in full career making for the coppice. We now cry “Tally-ho!” when the fox breaks cover. The French cry is “Taïaut!   1
 


 Tally.Tallyman (A). 

 
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