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Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr., ‘exit’, ‘departure’).

A postlude or concluding voluntary.

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sortie

Edited by T. F. Hoad.

in The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology

January 1996; p ublished online January 2003 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 16 words.

†knot of ribbon XVII; sally by a besieged garrison XVIII. — F. sortie a going out.

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sortie

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

N.

1 an attack made by troops coming out from a position of defense.

2 an operational flight by a single military aircraft.

v. sorties,...

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sortie

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

(Fr., ‘exit’, ‘departure’).

A postlude or concluding voluntary.

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sortie

Bryan A. Garner.

in Garner’s Modern English Usage

January 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 125 words.

(= [1] a raid, esp. an unexpected attack from a besieged position; [2] by extension, an excursion) is occasionally misspelled

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sortie

in New Oxford Rhyming Dictionary

January 2012; p ublished online May 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

almighty, Aphrodite, Blighty, flighty, mighty, nightie, whitey • ninety • feisty • dotty, grotty, hottie, knotty, Lanzarote,

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sortie

in Oxford Dictionary of Rhymes

January 2007; p ublished online January 2007 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Language Reference. 108 words.

almighty, Aphrodite, Blighty, flighty, mighty, nightie, whitey • ninety • feisty • dotty, grotty, hottie, knotty, Lanzarote,

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sortie

Alison Latham.

in The Oxford Companion to Music

P ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Music. 9 words.

A postlude or concluding voluntary.

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sortie

in The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

January 2001; p ublished online January 2002 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Military History. 38 words.

n.

1 an attack made by troops coming out from a position of defense.

2 an operational flight by a

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Self/representation through the M/other in the Diaries of ‘<i>Je ne suis pas sortie de ma nuit</i>’, <i>Journal du dehors</i> and <i>La Vie extérieure</i>

in Annie Ernaux

June 2000; p ublished online June 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Literature. 14887 words.

This chapter examines the issue of self-representation through the mothers in the diary-form writing of Annie Ernaux, which are Je ne suis pas sortie de ma nuit, Journal du dehors, and La...

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Milk run

Edited by John Ayto and Ian Crofton.

in Brewer's Dictionary of Modern Phrase & Fable

January 2009; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: History of English. 46 words.

An RAF expression of the Second World War for any sortie flown regularly day after day, or a sortie against

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