The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Tally \Tal"ly\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Tallied; p. pr. & vb. n.
Tallying.] [Cf. F. tialler to cut. See Tally, n.]
1. To score with correspondent notches; hence, to make to
correspond; to cause to fit or suit.
They are not so well tallied to the present
2. (Naut.) To check off, as parcels of freight going inboard
or outboard. --W. C. Russell.
Tally on (Naut.), to dovetail together.