Definition of Sortied

1. Verb. (past of sortie) ¹



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Definition of Sortied

1. sortie [v] - See also: sortie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sortied

sortals
sortance
sortances
sortase
sortases
sortation
sortations
sorte
sorted
sorted oneself out
sorted out
sorter
sorters
sortes
sortie
sortied (current term)
sortieing
sorties
sortilege
sortileges
sortilegious
sorting
sorting algorithm
sorting algorithms
sorting oneself out
sorting out
sorting program
sortings
sortition
sortitions

Literary usage of Sortied

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1. The Windsor Magazine: An Illustrated Monthly for Men and Women (1914)
"And afterwards we sortiedsortied till we drove them into hiding, like rabbits. The Lady of Lathom welcomed us home each night, her eyes on fire. ..."

2. The Campaign in Bulgaria, 1877-1878 by Francis Vinton Greene (1908)
"... a force of one or two battalions sortied from the redoubt (No. 13) on the left of the Russians, and advanced to the attack of the left flank. ..."

3. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1823)
"... with Blake was expected, the breaching batteries again opened their fire: but on the 15th the besieged sortied, and nailed up the guns of one work. ..."

4. Quarterly Review by William Gifford, John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, John Murray, George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle (1827)
"... and they were no sooner observed than the garrison sortied in considerable force, infantry and cavalry, with seventeen war elephants, fully caparisoned, ..."

5. The Gentleman's Magazine (1845)
"Scarcely was the bulk of the besieging force out of sight of the besieged, than they sortied and directed their course towards Djema ..."

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