fresh gale


noun Meteorology.

a wind of 39–46 miles per hour (17–33 m/sec).Compare gale1(def 2).

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Origin of fresh gale

First recorded in 1575–85
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British Dictionary definitions for fresh gale

fresh gale

noun

a gale of force eight on the Beaufort scale
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