Definition of Tallyman

1. Noun. One who sells goods on the installment plan.




2. Noun. One who keeps a tally of quantity or weight of goods produced or shipped or received.
Exact synonyms: Tally Clerk
Generic synonyms: Clerk

Definition of Tallyman

1. n. One who keeps the tally, or marks the sticks.

Definition of Tallyman

1. Noun. A person who keeps a tally of something ¹

2. Noun. A person who conducts the tally trade ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Tallyman

1. a person who tallies [n TALLYMEN]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tallyman

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tallus
tallwood
tally
tally-ho
tally clerk
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tally trade
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tallyman (current term)
tallymen
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Literary usage of Tallyman

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1. London Labour and the London Poor: A Cyclopaedia of the Condition and by Henry Mayhew (1851)
"The system does not prevail to so great an ex-tent as it did some years back. The pedlar or hawking tallyman travels for orders, ..."

2. The Pictorial Handbook of London by John Weale (1854)
"The tallyman sells goods of all kinds to the working classes, at their own houses, sending an agent weekly to receive payment by instalments, ..."

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