Sally might mean any of the following:


*A tufted woollen part of a bellrope, used to provide grip when ringing a bell
*Sally rod, a club whose name apparently derived from the willow's botanical name salix


*As a female name, originally a diminutive of Sarah.
*As a male name, chiefly in Italian, a nickname for someone named Salvatore


*The Salvation Army
*An effeminate boy or man
*Codename used for a modified 6502 used by Atari for a game console and home computers
*The South Atlantic League, a minor league baseball league in the United States


*"Sally", a detective novel by E.V. Cunningham (aka Howard Fast)
*"Sally" (Asimov), a short story by Isaac Asimov
*Sally (The Nightmare Before Christmas), a character in "The Nightmare Before Christmas"
*Princess Sally Acorn, a character from the American Sonic the Hedgehog comic book
*Sally Brown, Charlie Brown's little sister
*Sally Carrera, a Porsche 911 Carrera in "Cars by Pixar"
*"Sally", a poem by Patti Smith from her book "Seventh Heaven"


*Sally (musical), a theater musical
*A song by Gracie Fields
*A song by Sade
*A song by Mike Oldfield on his "Platinum album"
*A song by Foxboro Hot Tubs
*A song by Carmel


*sally (band), an indie-rock band from Chicago, Illinois
*I Hate Sally, indie punk band from Kingston, Ontario
*Subway to Sally, a German folk/medieval rock band from Potsdam

Film & Television

*A talk show hosted by Sally Jessy Raphaël
*Sally (Flight of the Conchords), the pilot episode of the TV series Flight of the Conchords
*Sally (1929 film), a 1929 film that was third sound feature photographed in Technicolor
*Sally, the Witch, a Japanese manga and anime series.
*Sally Sparrow,the main protagonist in the Doctor Who episode "Blink"


*Sally Corporation, a manufacturer of dark rides and audio-animatronics
*Sally Line, an Ålandian passenger shipping company and cruise line

ee also

*Mustang Sally
*Sally's Apizza

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  • Sally — Sally, la bruja Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Sally la bruja 魔法使いサリー (Mahōtsukai Sarī) Género Mahō Shōjo Manga Creado por Mitsute …   Wikipedia Español

  • Sally — bezeichnet: Sally, Vorname, siehe Sara (Name) Sally (Musical), Musical von Jerome Kern (1918) Sally, US amerikanischer Musical Film von John Francis Dillon (1929), siehe Cilly (Film) Sally ist der Familienname folgender Personen: Judith D. Sally… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Sally — Sal ly, n.; pl. {Sallies}. [F. saillie, fr. saillir. See Sally, v.] 1. A leaping forth; a darting; a spring. [1913 Webster] 2. A rushing or bursting forth; a quick issue; a sudden eruption; specifically, an issuing of troops from a place besieged …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sally — Sal ly (s[a^]l l[y^]), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Sallied} ( l[i^]d); p. pr. & vb. n. {Sallying}.] [F. saillir, fr. L. salire to leap, spring, akin to Gr. a llesqai; cf. Skr. s[.r] to go, to flow. Cf. {Salient}, {Assail}, {Assault}, {Exult}, {Insult},… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sally B — is the nickname of a B 17G 105 VE Flying Fortress, serial 44 85784 which served with the post war United States Air Force, and the Institute Geographique National as a survey craft. Acquired by preservation group in England after retirement and… …   Wikipedia

  • Sally — f English: in origin a pet form of SARAH (SEE Sarah), but in the 20th century normally treated as a name in its own right. It is frequently used as the first element in combinations such as Sally Anne and Sally fane. Short form: Sal …   First names dictionary

  • Sally — fem. proper name, alteration of Sarah (Cf. Hal from Harry, Moll from Mary, etc.). Sally Lunn cakes (1780) supposedly named for the woman in Bath who first made them. Sally Ann as a nickname for Salvation Army is recorded from 1927 …   Etymology dictionary

  • sally — [sal′ē] n. pl. sallies [MFr saillie < saillir, to come forth suddenly, rush out, leap < L salire, to leap, spring: see SALIENT] 1. a sudden rushing forth, as of troops to attack besieging forces 2. any sudden start into activity 3. a quick… …   English World dictionary

  • sally — index outburst Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • sally — 1540s (n.), 1550 (v.), from M.Fr. saillie a rushing forth, noun use of fem. pp. of saillir to leap, from L. salire to leap (see SALIENT (Cf. salient)). Related: Sallied; sallying …   Etymology dictionary

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