- 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.”
Origin of tallyho
Examples from the Web for tallyho
Tallyho desired him to step in, and required to know his business.
At this moment the sound of music attracted the ears of Tallyho.
"To you," replied Tallyho, who was much pleased by this accession to their society.
"This is a deplorable picture of the state of things, indeed," said Tallyho.
They overtook the tallyho and slowed up that they need not startle the horses.Bobs, a Girl Detective
Grace May North
Word Origin and History for tallyho
huntsman's cry, 1772, earlier said to be the name of a roistering character, Sir Toby Tallyho (1756), from French taiaut, cry used in deer hunting (1660s), from Old French taho, tielau. Meaning "fast coach" is from 1823, originally in reference to the one that made the run from London to Birmingham.