By his final stop, though, a rally in Wrentham, where he began his political career, Brown seemed like he could use a break.
On Friday, there will be a rally and picnic in Tucson followed by a private fundraiser.
So much so that she dressed as a ballot at an Obama rally on Wednesday.
My favorite sign at a Tea Party rally said ‘Freedom is Fabulous.’
She is a married lesbian and she held a rally in outside the Stonewall Inn, where the struggle for gay rights began.
For three or four days Captain Hampton remained in a very weak state; then he began to rally and picked up strength fast.
She seemed to rally at the sight of him; the nurse was dismissed, they were left alone.
The inhabitants would set you up as a goddess, and rally to your standard as mistress of the earth.
The boys were driven back at a furious rate, and had not strength to rally.
Some officers were there, trying to rally their soldiers; but all their efforts were useless.
"bring together," c.1600, from French rallier, from Old French ralier "reassemble, unite again," from re- "again" (see re-) + alier "unite" (see ally (v.)). Intransitive meaning "pull together hastily, recover order, revive, rouse" is from 1660s. Related: Rallied; rallying. Rally round the flag (1862) is a line from popular American Civil War song "Battle Cry of Freedom."
"make fun of, tease," 1660s, from French railler "to rail, reproach" (see rail (v.)).
1650s, originally in the military sense of "a regrouping for renewed action after a repulse," from rally (v.1). Sense of "mass meeting to stir enthusiasm" first attested 1840, American English. Sense of "gathering of automobile enthusiasts" is from 1932, from French rallye, itself from the English noun. Sports sense of "long series of hits" in tennis, etc., is from 1881, earlier "series of back-and-forth blows in a boxing match" (1829).