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sally1 US English

A sudden charge out of a besieged place against the enemy; a sortie

sally2 US English

The part of a bell rope that has colored wool woven into it to provide a grip for the bell-ringer’s hands

sally3 US English

Any of a number of acacias and eucalyptuses that resemble willows

sally US Thesaurus

the garrison made a sally against us

Sally in Sallie Mae US English

The Student Loan Marketing Association, an agency that makes educational loans more widely available to college students

Aunt Sally US English

A game played in some parts of Britain in which players throw sticks or balls at a wooden dummy

Field, Sally US English

(1946-), US actress; full name Sally Margaret Field. Her movies include Sybil (1977), Norma Rae (1979), Places in the Heart (1984), Steel Magnolias (1989), and Forrest Gump (1994). She directed Beautiful (2000)

Ride, Sally US English

(1951–2012), US astronaut; full name Sally Kristen Ride. She was the first US woman to travel in space, on the shuttle Challenger in 1983. She later served on the presidential commission that investigated the 1986 Challenger accident

Sally Lunn US English

A sweet, light teacake, typically served hot

sally port US English

A small exit point in a fortification for the passage of troops when making a sally

Gunnell, Sally US English

(B.1966), English athlete; full name Sally Jane Janet Gunnell. She won the Olympic gold in the 400-metres hurdles in 1992 and the world championship title the following year

Hemings, Sally US English

(1773–1835), US slave. A slave at Thomas Jefferson’s estate, Monticello, she was reported to be his mistress in the Richmond Recorder 1802. More recent evidence has shown that they probably had children together

Sally Lightfoot US English

A common active crab of rocky shores in the Caribbean, Central America, and the Galapagos Islands

Sally Lightfoots in Sally Lightfoot US English

A common active crab of rocky shores in the Caribbean, Central America, and the Galapagos Islands

white sally in sally3 US English

Any of a number of acacias and eucalyptuses that resemble willows

Sally Margaret Field in Field, Sally US English

(1946-), US actress; full name Sally Margaret Field. Her movies include Sybil (1977), Norma Rae (1979), Places in the Heart (1984), Steel Magnolias (1989), and Forrest Gump (1994). She directed Beautiful (2000)

Sally Kristen Ride in Ride, Sally US English

(1951–2012), US astronaut; full name Sally Kristen Ride. She was the first US woman to travel in space, on the shuttle Challenger in 1983. She later served on the presidential commission that investigated the 1986 Challenger accident

Sally Jane Janet Gunnell in Gunnell, Sally US English

(B.1966), English athlete; full name Sally Jane Janet Gunnell. She won the Olympic gold in the 400-metres hurdles in 1992 and the world championship title the following year