sally out

Definition of sally out

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

Word by Word Definitions

sally play
  1. : an action of rushing or bursting forth

  2. : a brief outbreak : outburst

  3. : a witty or imaginative saying : quip

  1. : to leap out or burst forth suddenly

  2. : set out, depart

out play
  1. : in a direction away from the inside or center

  2. : outside

  3. : from among others

  1. : eject, oust

  2. : to identify publicly as being such secretly

  3. : to become publicly known

  1. used as a function word to indicate an outward movement

  1. : situated outside : external

  2. : out-of-bounds

  3. : situated at a distance : outlying

  1. : outside

  2. : one who is out of office or power or on the outside

  3. : an act or instance of putting a player out or of being put out in baseball

  1. : in a manner that exceeds or surpasses and sometimes overpowers or defeats


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