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(n.) To score with correspondent notches; hence, to make to correspond; to cause to fit or suit.
(v. i.) To make a tally; to score; as, to tally in a game.
(v. i.) To be fitted; to suit; to correspond; to match.
(a.) Stoutly; with spirit.
(n.) To check off, as parcels of freight going inboard or outboard.
(n.) A notch, mark, or score made on or in a tally; as, to make or earn a tally in a game.
(n.) One thing made to suit another; a match; a mate.
(n.) Hence, any account or score kept by notches or marks, whether on wood or paper, or in a book; especially, one kept in duplicate.
(n.) 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 corresponding accounts were kept.
(n.) A tally shop. See Tally shop, below.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Tally'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/t/tally.html. 1828.