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sal•ly



Pronunciation: (sal'ē), [key]
n., pl. -lies,
v., -lied, -ly•ing.


n.
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.

v.i.
1. to make a sally, as a body of troops from a besieged place.
2. to set out on a side trip or excursion.
3. to set out briskly or energetically.
4. (of things) to issue forth.

Sal•ly



Pronunciation: (sal'ē), [key]
n.
a female given name, form of Sarah. Also,Sal'lie.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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