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tallyman

[tal-ee-muh n] /ˈtæl i mən/
noun, plural tallymen.
1.
a person who tallies or keeps account of something.
2.
British. a person who sells merchandise on the hire-purchase system.
Origin
1645-1655
1645-55; tally + -man
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British Dictionary definitions for tally-men

tallyman

/ˈtælɪmən/
noun (pl) -men
1.
a scorekeeper or recorder
2.
(dialect) a travelling salesman for a firm specializing in hire-purchase
Derived Forms
tallywoman, noun:feminine
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