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Noun
An excursion or journey, typically brief
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“Not long after his sally into Egypt, news came back to Jerusalem that the king had died in battle.”
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A sortie of troops from a besieged place against an enemy
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“They encouraged and animated the inhabitants to a sally against the barbarians.”
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A witty remark or joke
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“Jonathan laughed at that sally more than any of us.”
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A sudden outbreak of something, typically something unwelcome or noisy
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A barrage or discharge of projectiles
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To make a sudden attack on an enemy from a defended position
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“Forced to rely on their own resources, they would sally out of the city walls and rout Rory's army.”
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To leave or set out on an excursion or journey
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“Taranto, tucked into the heel of Italy, was an ideal port from which to sally forth into the central Mediterranean.”
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To emerge from a narrow place like a defile into open country or a wider space
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To come or go in a casual or light-hearted manner
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To tell a joke or speak in a joking way
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Go forth
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Move or act with great haste
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