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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

TAL'LYMAN, n. [tally and man.] One who sells for weekly payment.
1. One who keeps the tally, or marks the sticks.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: one who sells goods on the installment plan
2: one who keeps a tally of quantity or weight of goods produced or shipped or received [syn: tallyman, tally clerk]

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1654 1. British one who sells goods on the installment plan 2. one who tallies, checks, or keeps an account or record (as of receipt of goods)

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. (pl. -men) 1 a person who keeps a tally. 2 a person who sells goods on credit, esp. from door to door.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tallyman Tal"ly*man, n.; pl. Tallymen. 1. One who keeps the tally, or marks the sticks. 2. One who keeps a tally shop, or conducts his business as tally trade.



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