in fox hunting, used by a hunter to signify that he or she has sighted the fox
Origin of tallyhoaltered from French taïaut
- a cry of “tallyho”
- a coach drawn by four horses
Used in fox-hunting to urge the hounds on when a fox is sighted.
verbtal·ly·hoed, tal·ly·ho·ing, tal·ly·hos
To urge (hounds) on with such a hunting cry.
To shout “tallyho” as a hunting cry.
- The cry of “tallyho.”
- A fast coach drawn by four horses.
Origin of tallyhoProbably alteration of French taïaut from Old French thialau, taho
(third-person singular simple present tallyhos, present participle tallyhoing, simple past and past participle tallyhoed)
- to articulate the interjection.
- I'll tallyho once we've got to the top.