tallyman

[ tal-ee-muh n ]
/ ˈtæl i mən /
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noun, plural tal·ly·men.

a person who tallies or keeps account of something.
British. a person who sells merchandise on the hire-purchase system.

Origin of tallyman

First recorded in 1645–55; tally + -man
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tallyman

/ (ˈtælɪmən) /

noun plural -men

a scorekeeper or recorder
dialect a travelling salesman for a firm specializing in hire-purchase
Derived Formstallywoman, fem n
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