Definitions for tallyhoˌtæl iˈhoʊ
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
used as a cry in fox hunting on sighting the fox.
(n.)a cry of “tallyho.”
Origin of tallyho:
1750–60; cf. F tayau hunter's cry
Alright, I'll give them the old tallyho.
to articulate the interjection.
I'll tallyho once we've got to the top.
used to urge on a fox hunt, especially when the fox is sighted.
There he is! Coming out of that coppice! Tallyho tallyho tallyho!
a simple greeting, exclusively used by the upper classes.
Tallyho chaps! What's the time, anybody?
Origin: Probably alteration of taïaut, from tahou, tayo, from taho, ta ho, tielau, composed of + ho. More at ho.
the huntsman's cry to incite or urge on his hounds
a tallyho coach