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tally-ho

/ˌtælɪˈhəʊ/
interjection
1.
the cry of a participant at a hunt to encourage the hounds when the quarry is sighted
noun (pl) -hos
2.
an instance of crying tally-ho
3.
another name for a four-in-hand (sense 1)
verb -hos, -hoing, -hoed, -ho'd
4.
(intransitive) to make the cry of tally-ho
Word Origin
C18: perhaps from French taïaut cry used in hunting
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