The only policy issue that rallied a significant majority of Wisconsin voters was the minimum wage—two-thirds favored raising it.
The high hopes fizzled, but the two rallied around the baby, Susannah, born in 1915.
By then, allied Afghan guards had rallied along the parapets and prevented any breakout, but the mayhem continued.
It also rallied concerned moms, who thought the violence and lawlessness in the video to be morally objectionable.
Georgia rallied its allies in the West, to block a global tide of recognition from building.
Johnson and Reynolds often rallied each other on the subject of drinking.
The soldier thanked her, and rallied visibly at the comparison.
In a little while they rallied, and attacked the Spaniards with great fury, killing their guide and four-fifths of their company.
They began to give, then once more they rallied, and the fight hung doubtfully.
The Genevese saw this, rallied in their turn, and for a moment seemed to be holding their own.
"bring together," c.1600, from French rallier, from Old French ralier "reassemble, unite again," from re- "again" (see re-) + alier "unite" (see ally (v.)). Intransitive meaning "pull together hastily, recover order, revive, rouse" is from 1660s. Related: Rallied; rallying. Rally round the flag (1862) is a line from popular American Civil War song "Battle Cry of Freedom."
"make fun of, tease," 1660s, from French railler "to rail, reproach" (see rail (v.)).
1650s, originally in the military sense of "a regrouping for renewed action after a repulse," from rally (v.1). Sense of "mass meeting to stir enthusiasm" first attested 1840, American English. Sense of "gathering of automobile enthusiasts" is from 1932, from French rallye, itself from the English noun. Sports sense of "long series of hits" in tennis, etc., is from 1881, earlier "series of back-and-forth blows in a boxing match" (1829).