Hally

[ hal-ee ]
/ ˈhæl i /

noun

a female given name.

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Example sentences from the Web for Hally

  • "I don't know as that will be using him square, Hally," he said, in a low tone of voice.

  • While Budd and Hally were excitedly helping to pack their clothes in a small valise, for the visit, in walked the wanderers.

    Ten Boys from History|Kate Dickinson Sweetser
  • "Hallyhallyhally—" She caught her mistress's austere glance.

    Our Square and the People in It|Samuel Hopkins Adams