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tally-ho

(ˌtælɪˈhəʊ)
interj
(Hunting) the cry of a participant at a hunt to encourage the hounds when the quarry is sighted
n, pl -hos
1. (Hunting) an instance of crying tally-ho
2. (Horse Training, Riding & Manège) another name for a four-in-hand1
vb, -hos, -hoing, -hoed or -ho'd
(Hunting) (intr) to make the cry of tally-ho
[C18: perhaps from French taïaut cry used in hunting]
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tally-ho


Past participle: tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
Gerund: tally-hoing

Imperative
tally-ho
tally-ho
Present
I tally-ho
you tally-ho
he/she/it tally-hos
we tally-ho
you tally-ho
they tally-ho
Preterite
I tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
you tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
he/she/it tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
we tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
you tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
they tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
Present Continuous
I am tally-hoing
you are tally-hoing
he/she/it is tally-hoing
we are tally-hoing
you are tally-hoing
they are tally-hoing
Present Perfect
I have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
you have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
he/she/it has tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
we have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
you have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
they have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
Past Continuous
I was tally-hoing
you were tally-hoing
he/she/it was tally-hoing
we were tally-hoing
you were tally-hoing
they were tally-hoing
Past Perfect
I had tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
you had tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
he/she/it had tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
we had tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
you had tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
they had tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
Future
I will tally-ho
you will tally-ho
he/she/it will tally-ho
we will tally-ho
you will tally-ho
they will tally-ho
Future Perfect
I will have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
you will have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
he/she/it will have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
we will have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
you will have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
they will have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
Future Continuous
I will be tally-hoing
you will be tally-hoing
he/she/it will be tally-hoing
we will be tally-hoing
you will be tally-hoing
they will be tally-hoing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been tally-hoing
you have been tally-hoing
he/she/it has been tally-hoing
we have been tally-hoing
you have been tally-hoing
they have been tally-hoing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been tally-hoing
you will have been tally-hoing
he/she/it will have been tally-hoing
we will have been tally-hoing
you will have been tally-hoing
they will have been tally-hoing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been tally-hoing
you had been tally-hoing
he/she/it had been tally-hoing
we had been tally-hoing
you had been tally-hoing
they had been tally-hoing
Conditional
I would tally-ho
you would tally-ho
he/she/it would tally-ho
we would tally-ho
you would tally-ho
they would tally-ho
Past Conditional
I would have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
you would have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
he/she/it would have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
we would have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
you would have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
they would have tally-ho'd/tally-hoed
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Translations

tally-ho

interjhalali
nHalali nt
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Tally-ho coach for Leicester'll be round in half an hour, and don't wait for nobody." So spake the boots of the Peacock Inn Islington, at half-past two o'clock on the morning of a day in the early part of November 183-, giving Tom at the same time a shake by the shoulder, and then putting down a candle; and carrying off his shoes to clean.
Tom and his father arrived in town from Berkshire the day before, and finding, on inquiry, that the Birmingham coaches which ran from the city did not pass through Rugby, but deposited their passengers at Dunchurch, a village three miles distant on the main road, where said passengers had to wait for the Oxford and Leicester coach in the evening, or to take a post-chaise, had resolved that Tom should travel down by the Tally-ho, which diverged from the main road and passed through Rugby itself.
Tom and his father had alighted at the Peacock at about seven in the evening; and having heard with unfeigned joy the paternal order, at the bar, of steaks and oyster-sauce for supper in half an hour, and seen his father seated cozily by the bright fire in the coffee-room with the paper in his hand, Tom had run out to see about him, had wondered at all the vehicles passing and repassing, and had fraternized with the boots and hostler, from whom he ascertained that the Tally-ho was a tip-top goer--ten miles an hour including stoppages--and so punctual that all the road set their clocks by her.