Associations to the word «Sally»


SALLY, noun. A willow
SALLY, noun. Any tree that looks like a willow
SALLY, noun. An object made from the above trees' wood
SALLY, noun. A sortie of troops from a besieged place against an enemy.
SALLY, noun. A sudden rushing forth.
SALLY, noun. (figuratively) A witty statement or quip, usually at the expense of one's interlocutor.
SALLY, noun. An excursion or side trip.
SALLY, noun. A tufted woollen part of a bellrope, used to provide grip when ringing a bell.
SALLY, verb. (intransitive) To make a sudden attack on an enemy from a defended position.
SALLY, verb. (intransitive) To set out on an excursion; venture; depart (often followed by "forth.")
SALLY, verb. (intransitive) To venture off the beaten path.
SALLY, noun. (New Zealand) (slang) A member of the Salvation Army.
SALLY, proper noun. A diminutive of the   female given name Sarah, also used as a formal given name.
SALLY, proper noun. (British) A nickname for the Salvation Army
SALLY ANN, proper noun. (informal) (Canada) (British) The Salvation Army.
SALLY ARMY, proper noun. (informal) (British) The Salvation Army.
SALLY LUNN, noun. A sweetened type of bread which is leavened with yeast.
SALLY LUNNS, noun. Plural of Sally Lunn
SALLY PORT, noun. A small door in a fort or a castle to enable a sally; a postern.
SALLY PORT, noun. An entryway controlled by two doors or gates, of which each must be closed before the other can open.
SALLY PORTS, noun. Plural of sally port

Dictionary definition

SALLY, noun. Witty remark.
SALLY, noun. A military action in which besieged troops burst forth from their position.
SALLY, noun. A venture off the beaten path; "a sally into the wide world beyond his home".

Wise words

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