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fresh gale

noun Meteorology.
  1. 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
  1. a gale of force eight on the Beaufort scale
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