In a siege, parties who sally out of a town secretly to annoy besiegers, and retard their operations. Sortir in French.
Related term(s): Siege; Besiegers; Sally; Sally Port; Besiege; Besieged
Category: Military - General
Source information: Wilhelm, Thomas. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer. Philadelphia: L.R. Hamersly & Co., 1881. 61, 506.
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