What does the word sally mean?

Usage examples for sally

  1. Sally coming in; she is hurried. – Three Plays by Padraic Colum
  2. Sally says it is so good for a head ache. – Frank and Fanny by 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 by Duc de Saint-Simon