Tallyman

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Tallyman

1. A salesman who sells products and accepts installment payments.

2. A person who keeps track of shipped, received or produced inventory. A tallyman may account for products by unit or by weight.
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Moose were selected on the hunting grounds of Cree families from whom we received permission by the tallymen to radio collar.
Cree knowledge about moose, moose habitat needs, and the impact of forest activities on moose will be collected through interviews with recognized knowledgeable tallymen and Cree hunters.
As the desired information concerns moose habitat and needs of moose hunters, questions are mainly addressed to full-time moose hunters and tallymen who are considered to be dependent on local natural resources (Gagnon 1973, Mongeon 1993, Croteau 1999).
Former Glasgow chief constable Sir David McNee recalls in a 1983 interview: "In one case, two tallymen walking into a debtor's house in broad daylight, held him down on a table and proceeded with a razor and a ruler to slash a matching pattern of scars on his cheeks.
And by the time the country next votes for a new government the system will be operating nationwide, spelling an end for the tallymen.
So close is the vote that even the tallymen would struggle to decide which first preference pile is higher.
But tallymen were shocked when Dana stormed ahead of Treacy.
Knowledgeable tallymen with no apparent leaning towards any particular candidate were calling it a close contest.