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an opening in a fortified place from which troops may make a sally


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  • Sally-port

    noun, (in a fort or the like) 1. a gateway permitting the passage of a large number of troops at a time. 2. a postern.

  • Sally ride

    noun 1. Sally, 1951–2012, U.S. astronaut and astrophysicist: first U.S. woman to reach outer space 1983. verb rides, riding, rode, ridden 1. to sit on and control the movements of (a horse or other animal) 2. (transitive) to sit on and propel (a bicycle or similar vehicle) 3. (intransitive; often foll by on or in) […]

  • Sallys

    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 […]

  • Salmagundi

    noun 1. a mixed dish consisting usually of cubed poultry or fish, chopped meat, anchovies, eggs, onions, oil, etc., often served as a salad. 2. any mixture or miscellany. noun 1. a mixed salad dish of cooked meats, eggs, beetroot, etc, popular in 18th-century England 2. a miscellany; potpourri

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