to rush; to go about with much noise and fuss; to gallivant ...1933 Amer. dial.
possibly a variant of callyhooting (moving rapidly and noisily), or of scallyhoot (vb. to go or depart quickly; to gallivant)
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1933 - see EXAMPLE below
"...Over his third cup of coffee, he glared at Herman and me. "What was the idee of all them cops tarryhootin’ round the house last night?" he demanded. He had us there. ..."
From: My Life and Hard Times
- James Thurber