noun, plural sal·lies.
verb (used without object), sal·lied, sal·ly·ing.
Origin of sally
Related formssal·li·er, nounout·sal·ly, verb (used with object), out·sal·lied, out·sal·ly·ing.un·sal·ly·ing, adjective
Examples from the Web for sallied
Leaving the Captain and the veteran as temporary guards, he sallied forth, followed by the lawyer and the two parsons.Two Knapsacks|John Campbell
Had the Egyptians sallied forth to smite, scarce a sword would have flashed, so dear seemed martyrdom.God Wills It!|William Stearns Davis
As soon as it was really dark we all sallied forth, accompanied by guides this time, who were to show us the trenches.Bullets & Billets|Bruce Bairnsfather
The next day on arriving in town he put up at the Charing Cross Hotel and then sallied out to see his friends.By Sheer Pluck|G. A. Henty
Lockhart nodded his assent to the boast, and after cautioning the men who were left behind we sallied forth.Blindfolded|Earle Ashley Walcott