draw a line

  • Keith Bradford

    Senior Member
    English (Midlands UK)
    If I'm not mistaken, this is a tally - a record kept of how much a person has drunk, for which he will pay later. I always thought these were written as "five-barred gates", so:


    but clearly in this guest-house it's the length of the line that matters.
     
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    evergreen.soll

    Senior Member
    portuguese
    If I'm not mistaken, this is a tally - a record kept of how much a person has drunk, for which he will pay later. I always thought these were written as "five-barred gates", so:
    but clearly in this guest-house it's the length of the line that metters.
    Thanks a lot for explaining :)
     
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