Chiefly British. a mail coach or a four-in-hand pleasure coach.
a cry of “tallyho.”
the cry of a hunter on first sighting the fox.
to arouse by crying “tallyho,” as to the hounds.
to utter a cry of “tallyho.”
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How to use tallyho in a sentence
Then Crozier called with a great, cheery voice—what Mona used to call his tally-ho voice.You Never Know Your Luck, Complete | Gilbert Parker
Another minute and a ringing "Tally-ho" comes from down stream, and away swim the hounds, every one in the pack speaking to him.The Sportswoman's Library, v. 2 | Various
The climax came when he asked the girls, and also their father and mother, to join a party on his tally-ho and go to the races.Jolly Sally Pendleton | Laura Jean Libbey
You and I know that a four-horse team can pull a tally-ho coach around without breaking its collective neck.The Genial Idiot | John Kendrick Bangs
Corresponding with Tally-ho in fox-hunting, to announce a view.Road Scrapings: Coaches and Coaching | M. E. Haworth
British Dictionary definitions for tally-ho
the cry of a participant at a hunt to encourage the hounds when the quarry is sighted
an instance of crying tally-ho
another name for a four-in-hand (def. 1)
(intr) to make the cry of tally-ho
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