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sally British & World English

The Salvation Army

sally1 British & World English

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

sally2 British & World English

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

sally3 British & World English

Any of a number of acacias and eucalyptuses that resemble willows

Sally British & World English

The Salvation Army

sally English Thesaurus

a week later the garrison made a sally against us

Sally in Sallie Mae British & World English

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

Aunt Sally British & World English

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

Field, Sally British & World 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 British & World 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 British & World English

A sweet, light teacake, typically served hot

sally port British & World English

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

Gunnell, Sally British & World 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 British & World 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 British & World English

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

Sally Lightfoots in Sally Lightfoot British & World English

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

white sally in sally3 British & World English

Any of a number of acacias and eucalyptuses that resemble willows

Sally Margaret Field in Field, Sally British & World 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 British & World 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 British & World 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