Definitions for tallyhoˌtæl iˈhoʊ

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

tal•ly•hoˌtæl iˈhoʊ(n.)(pl.)-hos.

  1. used as a cry in fox hunting on sighting the fox.

  2. (n.)a cry of “tallyho.”

Origin of tallyho:

1750–60; cf. F tayau hunter's cry


  1. tallyho(Noun)

    the interjection.

    Alright, I'll give them the old tallyho.

  2. tallyho(Verb)

    to articulate the interjection.

    I'll tallyho once we've got to the top.

  3. tallyho(Interjection)

    used to urge on a fox hunt, especially when the fox is sighted.

    There he is! Coming out of that coppice! Tallyho tallyho tallyho!

  4. tallyho(Interjection)

    a simple greeting, exclusively used by the upper classes.

    Tallyho chaps! What's the time, anybody?

  5. Origin: Probably alteration of taïaut, from tahou, tayo, from taho, ta ho, tielau, composed of + ho. More at ho.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Tallyho

    the huntsman's cry to incite or urge on his hounds

  2. Tallyho

    a tallyho coach


  1. Tallyho

    Tallyho is an unincorporated community in Wood County, West Virginia.

Anagrams of tallyho

  1. loathly


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