Part of speech: verb

To make a sally; set out with spirit.

Part of speech: noun

A rushing forth; starting out; sortie.

Part of speech: noun

A sudden overflow of wit or merriment.

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Usage examples "sally":

  1. Sally coming in; she is hurried. - "Three Plays", Padraic Colum.
  2. Sally says it is so good for a head ache. - "Frank and Fanny", Mrs. Clara Moreton.
  3. Monseigneur burst out laughing at this sally, and all the company followed his example, in the midst of which M. de Lauzun turned on his heel and left the room. - "The Memoirs of Louis XIV., Volume 4 And His Court and of The Regency", Duc de Saint-Simon.