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gale British & World English

A very strong wind

gale English Thesaurus

the church spire was blown down during a gale

near gale British & World English

A wind of force 7 on the Beaufort scale (28-33 knots or 51-62 km/h)

Sayers, Gale British & World English

(1943-), US football player; full name Gale Eugene Sayers. Named rookie of the year in 1965, he went on to break touchdown records during his playing career 1965–71 with the Chicago Bears. Football Hall of Fame (1977)

strong gale British & World English

A wind of force 9 on the Beaufort scale (41-47 knots or 75-87 km/h)

sweet gale British & World English

Another term for bog myrtle.

gale warning British & World English

A warning or indication of the approach of very strong winds

moderate gale British & World English

Another term for near gale.

fresh gale in gale British & World English

(On the Beaufort scale) a wind of force 8 (34-40 knots or 63-74 km/h)

Myrica gale in bog myrtle British & World English

A deciduous shrub of boggy places, with short upright catkins and aromatic grey-green leaves with insecticidal properties

Gale Eugene Sayers in Sayers, Gale British & World English

(1943-), US football player; full name Gale Eugene Sayers. Named rookie of the year in 1965, he went on to break touchdown records during his playing career 1965–71 with the Chicago Bears. Football Hall of Fame (1977)