tally-ho

interjection

the cry of a participant at a hunt to encourage the hounds when the quarry is sighted

noun plural -hos

an instance of crying tally-ho
another name for a four-in-hand (def. 1)

verb -hos, -hoing, -hoed or -ho'd

(intr) to make the cry of tally-ho

Word Origin for tally-ho

C18: perhaps from French taïaut cry used in hunting
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