Sally



noun, plural sallies.
1.
a sortie of troops from a besieged place upon an enemy.
2.
a sudden rushing forth or activity.
3.
an excursion or trip, usually off the main course.
4.
an outburst or flight of passion, fancy, etc.:
a sally of anger.
5.
a clever, witty, or fanciful remark.
6.
Carpentry. a projection, as of the end of a rafter beyond the notch by which the rafter is fitted over the wall plate.
verb (used without object), sallied, sallying.
7.
to make a sally, as a body of troops from a besieged place.
8.
to set out on a side trip or excursion.
9.
to set out briskly or energetically.
10.
(of things) to issue forth.
noun
1.
a female given name, form of Sarah.
noun (pl) -lies
1.
a sudden violent excursion, esp by besieged forces to attack the besiegers; sortie
2.
a sudden outburst or emergence into action, expression, or emotion
3.
an excursion or jaunt
4.
a jocular retort
verb (intransitive) -lies, -lying, -lied
5.
to make a sudden violent excursion
6.
(often foll by forth) to go out on an expedition, etc
7.
to come, go, or set out in an energetic manner
8.
to rush out suddenly
noun (pl) -lies
1.
the lower part of a bell rope, where it is caught at handstroke, into which coloured wool is woven to make a grip
noun (pl) -lies
1.
a member of the Salvation Army
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