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n.1.One who keeps tally.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Even the ways in which libraries have tallied the great tallier can help students understand the course of Whitman's establishment in the world literary marketplace.
The Middle English word taillour came from Old French tailleur, from tallier, meaning "to cut." Tallier ultimately goes back to Latin talea, meaning "twig" or "cutting." Cobbler goes back to the Middle English word for a cobbler, cobelere, which probably also developed into the word cobble, first meaning "to mend or patch coarsely."
Mullaney, meanwhile, was relying on the Great Vote Tallier in the Sky.