Meaning of “sally” in the English Dictionary

"sally" in British English

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sallynoun [ C ]

uk /ˈsæl.i/ us /ˈsæl.i/

a sudden attack on an enemy, especially when they are surrounding you

sallyverb [ I + adv/prep ]

uk /ˈsæl.i/ us /ˈsæl.i/

to make a sally

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(Definition of “sally” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)