A television set
- Not much on telly tonight, as usual!
- We've got a new, flat-screen telly .
* telly tennis
The plural is not used in the US.
* tube (US), TV, tele (UK, rare)
(label) Used as a mild intensifier: very (almost exclusively used by the upper classes).
- Up and over to victory! Tally ho!
- ''(Air Traffic Control): Speedbird 123, New York, traffic at two o’clock, seven miles, a Boeing 737, west-bound, at 4000 feet.”
- (Pilot): New York, Speedbird 123, tally .
In aviation radio usage, more common than original (m). In civilian aviation usage, the official term for “traffic sighted” is “traffic in sight”.
[Federal Aviation Administration: ]
Pilot/Controller Glossary (P/CG)], [https://www.faa.gov/air_traffic/publications/atpubs/pcg/T.HTM T (Traffic)
* (target sighted) (l)
From (etyl) tallie, from (etyl)
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.
Hence, any account or score kept by notches or marks, whether on wood or paper, or in a book, especially one kept in duplicate.
, date=September 2
, author=Phil McNulty
, title=Bulgaria 0-3 England
, passage=Bulgaria, inevitably, raised the tempo in the opening moments of the second half and keeper Joe Hart was forced into his first meaningful action to block a deflected corner - but England were soon threatening to add to their goal tally
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.
- They were framed the tallies for each other.
To count something.
To record something by making marks.
To make things correspond or agree with each other.
* Alexander Pope
To keep score.
To correspond or agree.
- They are not so well tallied to the present juncture.
- I found pieces of tiles that exactly tallied with the channel.
(nautical) To check off, as parcels of freight going inboard or outboard.
- Your idea tallies exactly with mine.
(obsolete) In a tall way; stoutly; with spirit.
- (Beaumont and Fletcher)