Definition of Sallying

1. Verb. (present participle of sally) ¹



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Definition of Sallying

1. sally [v] - See also: sally

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sallying

sallowing
sallowish
sallowly
sallowness
sallownesses
sallows
sallowthorn
sallowthorns
sallowy
sally
sally forth
sally lunn
sally out
sally port
sally ports
sallying (current term)
sallying forth
sallyman
sallyport
sallyports
salmagundi
salmagundis
salmeterol
salmeterol xinafoate
salmi
salmiac
salmine
salmis
salmon
salmon and trout

Literary usage of Sallying

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1. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... forts that were. on tho mainland, were mostenĀ« of (ln-ir own territory on tho opposite coast, and sallying forth from it, plundered thorn in the island, ..."

2. History of the American Civil War by John William Draper (1870)
"DESTRUCTION OF THE sallying CONFEDERATE ARMY. After the departure of General Sherman on. his march to the sea, General Hood, under orders from the ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"sallying, issuing against. drinking bat one glase, ai ripe as an old maid of four and twenty. 'Twill make a parson dance ..."

4. Roger of Wendover's Flowers of History: Comprising the History of England by Roger, Matthew Paris (1849)
"But, lo, some new demons sallying from the pit's mouth said to him, " Ho, you, who stand there, our comrades told you that this was the mouth of hell; ..."

5. An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands: In the South Pacific Ocean by William Mariner, John Joseph Martin (1818)
"... with the evident intention of sallying forth. Upon this the king ordered all his men to sit down, and to remain perfectly quiet and steady, although the ..."

6. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises , and Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans (1839)
"... put together would not have been sufficient to set it up again. joyed some quiet : and- at day-light a pretty general sallying out of men and women took ..."

7. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... sallying, from all ports, at once, Erect, without, deep phalanx; and on Gauls, Fall, heavy now with ..."

8. The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides, Henry Dale, Thomas Arnold (1873)
"... forts that were. on tho mainland, were mostenĀ« of (ln-ir own territory on tho opposite coast, and sallying forth from it, plundered thorn in the island, ..."

9. History of the American Civil War by John William Draper (1870)
"DESTRUCTION OF THE sallying CONFEDERATE ARMY. After the departure of General Sherman on. his march to the sea, General Hood, under orders from the ..."

10. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"sallying, issuing against. drinking bat one glase, ai ripe as an old maid of four and twenty. 'Twill make a parson dance ..."

11. Roger of Wendover's Flowers of History: Comprising the History of England by Roger, Matthew Paris (1849)
"But, lo, some new demons sallying from the pit's mouth said to him, " Ho, you, who stand there, our comrades told you that this was the mouth of hell; ..."

12. An Account of the Natives of the Tonga Islands: In the South Pacific Ocean by William Mariner, John Joseph Martin (1818)
"... with the evident intention of sallying forth. Upon this the king ordered all his men to sit down, and to remain perfectly quiet and steady, although the ..."

13. The Friends' Library: Comprising Journals, Doctrinal Treatises , and Other by William Evans, Thomas Evans (1839)
"... put together would not have been sufficient to set it up again. joyed some quiet : and- at day-light a pretty general sallying out of men and women took ..."

14. The Dawn in Britain by Charles Montagu Doughty (1906)
"... sallying, from all ports, at once, Erect, without, deep phalanx; and on Gauls, Fall, heavy now with ..."

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