noun, plural tal·ly·hos.
verb (used with object), tal·ly·hoed or tal·ly·ho'd, tal·ly·ho·ing.
verb (used without object), tal·ly·hoed or tal·ly·ho'd, tal·ly·ho·ing.
Origin of tallyho
Examples from the Web for tallyho
He had found out, among other things, that Tallyho was "Tallyhoon," brought home by the Crusaders.It Happened in Egypt|C. N. Williamson
Tallyho readily concluded that he was in direct political opposition to its sentiments.
Mr. Tallyho, when you're inclined to quarrel, I am always ready to go out with you.Fontainbleau|John O'Keeffe
"We shall certainly either be knocked down, or run over," exclaimed Tallyho.
Tallyho laughed heartily at these satirical touches upon the poor Alderman.
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.