Definition of "sallies" [sallies]

  • Plural form of sally. (noun)
  • Third-person singular simple present indicative form of sally. (verb)

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Use "sallies" in a sentence
  • "After frequent sallies from the garrison, in which the Southrons were always beaten back with great loss, the lines of circumvallation were at last finished, and Wallace hourly anticipated the surrender of the enemy."
  • "Neil and I research new lures for shad and new techniques for catching them, then we make our own lures, hoping to strike gold in the form of big, fat female shad -- which I call "sallies" -- and the two egg sacks they carry (which are gold in color and each as big as a kielbasa sausage)."
  • "But Trask knew that he had been much more worried than either himself or Marjorie, and that his sallies were the result of his relief from strain about how things would turn out for them."