sally out

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v sally out jump out from a hiding place and surprise (someone) "The attackers leapt out from the bushes"
    • v sally out set out in a sudden, energetic or violent manner
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Usage

In literature:

The Charleston boat was to leave at three o'clock; and, as soon as dinner was over, I sallied out to find Scip.
"The Continental Monthly, Vol. 2, No. 2, August, 1862" by Various
With its broad mark of "Masuya," the name of the inn, he sallied out into the darkness.
"Bakemono Yashiki (The Haunted House)" by James S. De Benneville
In the evening a force under Chalbos approached the town, but the Vendeans sallied out and speedily scattered them.
"No Surrender!" by G. A. Henty
De Mouy defended the place stoutly, and sallied out and repulsed the enemy.
"Saint Bartholomew's Eve" by G. A. Henty
It was then the Americans sallied out in assault.
"Canada: the Empire of the North" by Agnes C. Laut
When we sally out, the guerillas will have plenty to do without making an attack on the church.
"Under Wellington's Command" by G. A. Henty
He was in a hurry to slip out before the service began; Sally waited for him outside.
"The Village by the River" by H. Louisa Bedford
He turned his back a minute, to look out o' winder, an' Sally spoke right up, as ye might say, afore him.
"Tiverton Tales" by Alice Brown
The inhabitants sallied out to attack, but were checked by the appearance of our cavalry.
"Through Three Campaigns" by G. A. Henty
We had to sally out to hunt horses, hoping at the same time to come across a deer, but that hope was not realised.
"A Canyon Voyage" by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
Chilian put on his coat presently and sallied out for his morning exercise.
"A Little Girl in Old Salem" by Amanda Minnie Douglas
The major and his friend were shot down as they sallied out, sword in hand.
"At the Point of the Bayonet" by G. A. Henty
Up sprung the Unamis, and sallied cautiously out to find the cause of alarm.
"Traditions of the North American Indians, Vol. 1 (of 3)" by James Athearn Jones
He come out an' mak' Sally Alley show de one-laiged geese.
"The Corner House Girls at School" by Grace Brooks Hill
Whereupon the nine of them sallied out arm in arm across the Green, on the look-out for some one who might hold a contrary opinion.
"The Cock-House at Fellsgarth" by Talbot Baines Reed
With an ominous shiver Riddell put on his cap and sallied out in the direction of the Fourth.
"The Willoughby Captains" by Talbot Baines Reed
Miss Sallie picked out her clothes, and Miss Sallie's standards were utilitarian rather than aesthetic.
"Just Patty" by Jean Webster
Thus equipped, they made their way to the pilot-house, carefully closing all doors behind them on the way, and sallied out on deck.
"The Log of the Flying Fish" by Harry Collingwood
I had to go to the grocery, and as Aunt Sally was out of knitting cotton, I dropped in to get some.
"The Pleasant Street Partnership" by Mary F. Leonard
These bravely sallied out, attacked the enemy in the open, and killed large numbers of them.
"For Name and Fame" by G. A. Henty
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In poetry:

Who straightway peeped out of the shell
To view the world beyond,
Longing at once to sally forth
And paddle in the pond.
"The Lay Of A Golden Goose" by Louisa May Alcott
But Sally stood out at the pictures
Yes, Sally stood out like a star
But one night she cussed when her shoulder strap bust
And she stood out a trifle too far.
"The Sobstuff Sister" by Billy Bennett
In a picture called ‘Angels from Heaven’
As a girl flyer Sally showed pluck
‘Till she fell with a crush in a raspberry bush
So the lads blew her out one for luck
"The Sobstuff Sister" by Billy Bennett
'Twas Monday in the Market Square;
Sir Stodge and all his Swanks were there.
And almost every Glug in Gosh
Had bolted lunch and had a wash
And cleaned his boots, and sallied out
To gloat upon Sir Stodge's rout.
"The Debate" by C J Dennis
My master and the neighbours all
Make game of me and Sally, And, but for her, I'd better be
A slave and row a galley; But when my seven long years are out,
O, then I'll marry Sally; O, then we'll wed, and then we'll bed—
But not in our alley!
"Sally In Our Alley" by Henry Carey

In news:

Sally Fitzgibbons edges out Coco Ho to take her second win of the 2012 World Tour.
Enlarge Sally Finneran sfinnera@mlive.com A server carries out food Friday, June 29, 2012 at Houlihan's Restaurant and Bar.
Ray and his wife Sally, 69, are homeless, living out of their car with their two dogs, Abbey and Jeb.
Ray and his wife Sally, 69, are homeless, living out of their decaying Mercury Marquis along Park Ave.
You'd think Sally Draper would be grinning from ear-to-ear whenever her mom and stepfather go out of town.
I went out to the Suckerpunch Sally Rally and Music Fest Saturday afternoon.
The death of Sally Ride and revelation that she was a lesbian highlight antigay discrimination and has some wondering if NASA has space for out LGBT people.
Authorities say it appears a Toyota Camry driven by Sally Lemieux pulled out of a restaurant parking lot at about 3 pm on Wednesday and was struck on the driver's side by another vehicle.
We'll find out this hour with cast members Hassan El-Amin, Sally Nystuen-Vahle, Christie Vela, and Chris Hury from the current Dallas Theater Center production of "God of Carnage .".
They took off from branches, sallied out into the open air, captured tiny flying insects in mid-air, and returned to perch in the same tree.
A familiar lineup of Hollywood awards contenders are expected among Golden Globe nominations coming out Thursday morning, Dec 13, 2012, whose prospects include past Oscar winners Daniel Day-Lewis, Helen Mirren, Robert De Niro and Sally Field.
Out of all the amazing people I have met, two I am still awestruck over are John Glenn and Sally Ride.
"I didn't think our dog would stray out of our yard," says Sally Sparrell, who lives on a small farm in rural Ohio.
Sally Ride sparks posthumous debate on coming out.
Sallie Mae is using a particularly unpleasant form of racial politics in an effort to lobby itself out of a tough position, says Fortune's Bethany McLean.
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