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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).
Origin of fresh gale
1575-1585
1575-85
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fresh gale

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