Origin: Old French,
Comes from the word “bas”, meaning lowly or mean. This word came from the Late Latin “bassus,” used to mean”low in stature or position.”
Origin: Old French
First usage of the word sally in this way was in the 16th century. The word originates from the Old French “saillie” which means to rush forward or attack. That word originates from the Latin salio, salire - to leap.