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fresh breeze

noun, Meteorology.
a wind of 19–24 miles per hour (9–11 m/sec).
Compare breeze1 (def 2).
Origin of fresh breeze
First recorded in 1795-1805 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • She would walk on until the fresh breeze should have cooled down her burning features.

    The Carroll Girls Mabel Quiller-Couch
  • At noon the wind was south and south-southeast, with a fresh breeze.

  • How could the felucca, with no more than a fresh breeze to rely on, hope to evade that greyhound of the seas?

    The Pursuit Frank (Frank Mackenzie) Savile
  • Donald took the helm, and the Maud shot away like an arrow in the fresh breeze.

    The Yacht Club Oliver Optic
  • In a fresh breeze and flying drift we were off at 10 A.M. next day.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • Outside the door he lifted his face a little to the fresh breeze.

    Aunt Jane Jennette Lee
  • The sledges slipped along in the morning with a fresh breeze in their favour.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
  • fresh breeze, light snow and a bad light on the 9th; we remained in camp.

    The Home of the Blizzard Douglas Mawson
British Dictionary definitions for fresh breeze

fresh breeze

a fairly strong breeze of force five on the Beaufort scale
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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