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  • One of two books, sheets of paper, etc., on which corresponding accounts were kept.
  • Any account or score kept by notches or marks, whether on wood or paper, or in a book, especially one kept in duplicate.
  • One thing made to suit another; a match; a mate.
  • A notch, mark, or score made on or in a tally; as, to make or earn a score or tally in a game.
  • A tally shop.
  • A ribbon on a sailor's cap bearing the name of the ship or the (part of) the navy to which they belong.
  • A state of cohabitation, living with another individual in an intimate relationship outside of marriage.




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  • From Middle English talie, from Anglo-Norman tallie and Old French taille, from Medieval Latin tallia, from Latin talea.
  • From Middle English talien, from the noun (see above). Also from Medieval Latin taliare
  • From Middle English tally, talliche, equivalent to tall + -ly.

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