sally


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sally

the lower part of a bell rope, where it is caught at handstroke, into which coloured wool is woven to make a grip

sally

A projection, as the end of a rafter beyond the notch which has been cut to fit over a horizontal beam.
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Harling with Charley and Sally on the front porch, resting after her hard drive.
A little harmless gossip ensued on various themes, such as where old Aunt Sally got her new red headkerchief, and how "Missis was a going to give Lizzy that spotted muslin gown, when she'd got her new berage made up;" and how Mas'r Shelby was thinking of buying a new sorrel colt, that was going to prove an addition to the glories of the place.
Sally, it's terrible -- just terrible -- something's hap- pened to the boat, sure
The thing that is mostly worrying your aunt Sally is the tempers that that man Jubiter gets your uncle into.
Let us summon our people, and sally forth upon them.
Oh, that's a pair of stockings belonging to Sally Henny- penny--look how she's worn the heels out with scratching in the yard
Thus setting out, our new-fledged adventurer paced along, talking to himself and saying, "Who knows but that in time to come, when the veracious history of my famous deeds is made known, the sage who writes it, when he has to set forth my first sally in the early morning, will do it after this fashion?
This was Sally Preston's first evening in Millbourne.
I christened her Maria del Sol, because she was my first child and I dedicated her to the glorious sun of Castile; but her mother calls her Sally and her brother Pudding-Face.
But we go at such a snail's pace," said Sally, shaking her head impatiently.
Poor, dear, giddy Sally Pomroy, and she 's a great-grandmother now
Tea's directly after locking-up, you see," said East, hobbling along as fast as he could, "so you come along down to Sally Harrowell's; that's our School-house tuck-shop.