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Definition of sally:

  1. A flight of fancy, liveliness, wit, or the like; a flashing forth of a quick and active mind.
  2. A leaping forth; a darting; a spring.
  3. A rushing or bursting forth; a quick issue; a sudden eruption; specifically, an issuing of troops from a place besieged to attack the besiegers; a sortie.
  4. An excursion from the usual track; range; digression; deviation.
  5. To leap or rush out; to burst forth; to issue suddenly; as a body of troops from a fortified place to attack besiegers; to make a sally.
  6. Transgression of the limits of soberness or steadiness; act of levity; wild gayety; frolic; escapade.


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