Examples of sally in a Sentence
a morning sally out to see the historic monuments around the city
the final sally made her laugh, and that ended the argument
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FEATHER RIVER (Middle Fork) Dry fly anglers starting in the evening at the bridge in Graeagle and walking either way cash in using little yellow sallies or parachute bluewing olives.
Inside, people lined up in the lobby to take formal tours, which ended with light refreshments in the sally port for animal control.
Keith Letta, administrator for the Porter County Health Department, backed a sport utility vehicle into the sally port at the Porter County Animal Shelter.
My first sally into arcade hyperspace took place in Los Angeles’s new Imax VR Experience Centre.
Instead of prison-like facilities as in Colorado with locking cells, sally ports, solitary confinement rooms, cinderblock walls, metal toilets, and half-inch mattresses, the Missouri facilities were homey, comfortable and personalized.
His poor record against English clubs in the Champions League — or, a far lower bar, on his occasional sallies against the English national team — was always trotted out as the case for the prosecution.
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Origin and Etymology of sally
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Definition of sally for English Language Learners
: a clever and funny remark
: a sudden attack in which a group of soldiers rush forward against an enemy
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