sally out

phrasal verb
sallied out; sallying out; sallies out

Definition of sally out

literary
: to leave a place After having breakfast we sallied out on foot to explore the town.

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“Sally out.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sally%20out. Accessed 24 Jun. 2021.

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