tallymen

tallyman

[tal-ee-muhn]
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:
1645–55; tally + -man

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To tallymen
Collins
World English Dictionary
tallyman (ˈtælɪmən)
 
n , pl -men
1.  a scorekeeper or recorder
2.  dialect a travelling salesman for a firm specializing in hire-purchase
 
'tallywoman
 
fem n

Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 10th Edition
2009 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins
Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009
Cite This Source
Related Searches
Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature