Word of the day
sally
  1. Noun
    • A willow.
    • Any tree that looks like a willow.
    • An object made from the above trees' wood.
    • A sortie of troops from a besieged place against an enemy.
    • A sudden rushing forth.
    • (figuratively) A witty statement or quip, usually at the expense of one's interlocutor.
    • An excursion or side trip.
    • A tufted woollen part of a bellrope, used to provide grip when ringing a bell.
    • (New Zealand, slang) A member of the Salvation Army.
  2. Verb
    • (intransitive) To make a sudden attack on an enemy from a defended position.
    • (intransitive) To set out on an excursion; venture; depart (often followed by "forth.").
    • (intransitive) To venture off the beaten path.
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Sentence of the day
  • She opened the book to page 37 and began to read aloud.
  • He was frustrated because he couldn't find anything about dinosaurs in the book.