gale

Part of speech: noun

A wind storm; a strong wind.

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Usage examples "gale":

  1. Mrs. McGuire was in a gale of laughter by the time she had finished reading this; so, too, was Susan. - "Dawn", Eleanor H. Porter.
  2. You could see rain falling from one cloud over Lake Pontchartrain; the strong gale brought the sweet smell of it. - "Strange True Stories of Louisiana", George Washington Cable.
  3. Ah, but I fear thee, Queen: this dreadful mood Will break the pleasantness of friendship thou Hast kept for me, as a ship in a gale is broken. - "Emblems Of Love", Lascelles Abercrombie.