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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - One who keeps a record of quantity or weight of goods produced or shipped or received;

Usage examples (9)
  • Depending on the size of the site, this tally will be kept by a tallyman, foreman or works supervisor himself.
  • The skipper took his eye off the tallyman counting in fish.
  • Posts: 11141 tallyman these examples that you give are very damning, or rather would be if they had supporting evidence.
  • Emma had got into the clutches of a jewellery tallyman, one of the fellows who sell trinkets to servant-girls on the pay-by-instalment system. for more
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