Tally

NavalSlang word meaning Name; hence, Cap-tally (= cap-ribbon with ship's name on it), Death-tally (= identity disc). The word comes from the tally-stick used in checking cargo in the old days (hence the phrase 'tallying the cargo'); these were wooden batons on which the checkers cut notches - just as early cricket scorers kept their sides' s
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tally

[v] - keep score, as in games
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tally

to measure and record length of pipe of tubing
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Tally

Tal'ly noun ; plural Tallies . [ Middle English taile , taille , French taille a cutting, cut tally, from tailler to cut, but influenced probably by taillé , past participle of tailler . See Tailor , and confer Tail a limitatio
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Tally

Tal'ly transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Tallied ; present participle & verbal noun Tallying .] [ Confer French tialler to cut. See Tally , noun ] 1. To score with correspondent
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Tally

Tal'ly intransitive verb 1. To be fitted; to suit; to correspond; to match. « I found pieces of tiles that exactly tallied with the channel.» Addison. « Your idea . . . tallies exactly with mine.» Walpole. 2. To make a tally; to
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Tally

Tal'ly adverb [ See Tall , adjective ] Stoutly; with spirit. [ Obsolete] Beau. & Fl.
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tally

Origin: OE. Taile, taille, F. Taille a cutting, cut tally, fr. Tailler to cut, but influenced probably by taille, p.p. Of tailler. See Tailor, and cf. Tail a limitation, Taille, Tallage. ... 1. Originally, a piece of wood on which notches or scores were cut, as the marks of number; later, one of two books, sheets of paper, etc, on which correspondi
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tally

verb keep score, as in games
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Tally

• (n.) A notch, mark, or score made on or in a tally; as, to make or earn a tally in a game. • (n.) A tally shop. See Tally shop, below. • (n.) One thing made to suit another; a match; a mate. • (n.) To check off, as parcels of freight going inboard or outboard. • (n.) To score with correspondent notches; hence, to make to
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tally

tally, tallying, tallied 1. An account or reckoning; a record of debit and credit, of the score of a game, etc. 2. Also called 'a tally stick' or a stick of wood with notches cut to indicate the amount of a debt or payment, often split lengthwise across the notches, the debtor retaining one piece and the creditor the other. 3. Anything on which a s
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tally

To count or keep score. In the past this was often done by making marks on a stick; the word comes from the Latin talea meaning 'one who cuts,' which is also the root of 'tailor.' The oldest known tally stick is thought to be the Lebombo bone dating back about 37,000 years. Until around 1828 British...
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Tally

Originally, a tally was a piece of wood scored across with notches representing an amount of debt or payment. The wood was then split in half lengthways and each party kept half. An early document records the manner of using a tally thus: 'Let a hazel stick have cut transversely into it as many notches as there are figures to be recorded. To distin
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Tally

Sighting of a target/bandit; opposite of "NO JOY".
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Tally

The operation of hauling aft the sheets, or drawing them in the direction of the ship's stern.
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Tally

[cap] The tally on a sailor`s cap is a ribbon usually bearing the name of a ship or some other establishment to which he belongs. Practice varies with each navy, though a conventional tally is black, with a gold or yellow inscription. The inscription may be simply a ship`s name (e.g. `H.M.A.S. ARRERNTE`), the name of the navy (`MARINE NATIO
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Tally

[company] Tally was a leading American manufacturer of printers. Founded in 1949 in Kent, Washington, United States by Philip Renshaw, the company was a leading manufacturer of punch tape readers. In 1970 Tally developed line matrix printer technologies and became a leader in the printer industry. In 1972 Mannesmann Präzisiontechnik was fo
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Tally

[voting] A tally (also see tally sticks) is an unofficial private observation of an election count carried out under Proportional Representation using the Single Transferable Vote. Tallymen, appointed by political candidates and parties, observe the opening of ballot boxes and watch as the individual ballot papers are counted. Individual ta
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Tally

The operation of hauling aft the sheets, or drawing them in the direction of the ship's stern.
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