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Definition of sally verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

sally

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈsæli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsæli//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they sally
BrE BrE//ˈsæli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsæli//
 
he / she / it sallies
BrE BrE//ˈsæliz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsæliz//
 
past simple sallied
BrE BrE//ˈsælid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsælid//
 
past participle sallied
BrE BrE//ˈsælid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsælid//
 
-ing form sallying
BrE BrE//ˈsæliɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsæliɪŋ//
 
 
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(sallies, sallying, sallied, sallied) Word Origin late Middle English: from French saillie, feminine past participle (used as a noun) of saillir ‘come or jut out’, from Old French salir ‘to leap’, from Latin salire. Phrasal Verbssally forth
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: sally