3. One thing made to suit another; a match; a mate.
They were framed the tallies for each other.Dryden.
4. A notch, mark, or score made on or in a tally; as, to make or earn a tally in a game.
5. A tally shop. See Tally shop, below.
Tally shop, a shop at which goods or articles are sold to customers on account, the account being
kept in corresponding books, one called the tally, kept by the buyer, the other the counter tally, kept by
the seller, and the payments being made weekly or otherwise by agreement. The trade thus regulated is
called tally trade. Eng. Encyc. To strike tallies, to act in correspondence, or alike. [Obs.] Fuller.
(Tal"ly), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tallied ; p. pr. & vb. n. Tallying.] [Cf. F. tialler to cut. See Tally,
1. To score with correspondent notches; hence, to make to correspond; to cause to fit or suit.
They are not so well tallied to the present juncture.Pope.
2. (Naut.) To check off, as parcels of freight going inboard or outboard. W. C. Russell.
Tally on (Naut.), to dovetail together.
(Tal"ly) v. i.
1. To be fitted; to suit; to correspond; to match.
I found pieces of tiles that exactly tallied with the channel.Addison.
Your idea . . . tallies exactly with mine.Walpole.
2. To make a tally; to score; as, to tally in a game.
Tally on (Naut.), to man a rope for hauling, the men standing in a line or tail.
(Tal"ly) adv. [See Tall, a.] Stoutly; with spirit. [Obs.] Beau. & Fl.
(Tal"ly*ho`) interj. & n.
1. The huntsman's cry to incite or urge on his hounds.
2. A tallyho coach.
Tallyho coach, a pleasure coach. See under Coach.
(Tal"ly*man) n.; pl. Tallymen
1. One who keeps the tally, or marks the sticks.
2. One who keeps a tally shop, or conducts his business as tally trade.
(Tal"ma) n.; pl. Talmas [Prob. so called from Talma, a French actor.] (a) A kind of large cape,
or short, full cloak, forming part of the dress of ladies. (b) A similar garment worn formerly by gentlemen.
(Tal"mud) n. [Chald. talmud instruction, doctrine, fr. lamad to learn, limmad to teach.] The
body of the Jewish civil and canonical law not comprised in the Pentateuch.