Now, caught up and carried on by sallys enthusiasm, she had gone to sea.
We all laughed; and I then parted, quite pleased with sallys modesty.
Thats right, they are, Danny exclaimed, seizing sallys hand.
The wires running from sallys room up to Nancys and to the attic were in place.
He didnt want to come to sallys birthday, replied Jane with a catch in her voice.
It had been one of the strangest experiences of sallys entire life.
So slowly did the coverlet rise to sallys breathing that its movement was hardly noticeable.
Were just what Danny would call fools for kick, was sallys reply.
Was it violets that made sallys, she wondered, the blue of the flowers she held stirring her memories vaguely.
In war no one ever has enough trouble, was sallys sober reply.
1540s, "a sudden rush, dash, or springing forth; specifically of troops from a besieged place, attacking the besiegers," from Middle French saillie "a rushing forth," noun use of fem. past participle of saillir "to leap," from Latin salire "to leap" (see salient (adj.)). Sally-port "gate or passage in a fortification to afford free egress to troops in making a sally" is from 1640s.
1540s, from sally (n.). Related: Sallied; sallying.
fem. proper name, alteration of Sarah (cf. Hal from Harry, Moll from Mary, etc.). Sally Lunn cakes (1780) supposedly named for the woman in Bath who first made them and sold them in the streets. Sally Ann as a nickname for Salvation Army is recorded from 1927.