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1. One who keeps a tally or count of something.
2. Chiefly British One who goes from door to door selling goods on an installment plan and collecting payments.
n, pl -men
1. a scorekeeper or recorder
2. (Commerce) dialect a travelling salesman for a firm specializing in hire-purchase
ˈtallyˌwoman fem n
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|Noun||1.||tallyman - one who sells goods on the installment plan|
Britain, Great Britain, U.K., UK, United Kingdom, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland - a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland; `Great Britain' is often used loosely to refer to the United Kingdom
|2.||tallyman - one who keeps a tally of quantity or weight of goods produced or shipped or received|
clerk - an employee who performs clerical work (e.g., keeps records or accounts)