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Date: 1400-1500
Language: Medieval Latin
Origin: talea, tallia, from Latin talea; TAILOR1

tally

1 noun
     
tal‧ly1 plural tallies [countable]
a record of how much you have spent, won etc by a particular point in time:
The final tally was $465,000.
the two goals that took his tally for Scotland to 15
Keep a tally of (=write down) the number of cars that pass.

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