Usage examples "gale":
- Mrs. McGuire was in a gale of laughter by the time she had finished reading this; so, too, was Susan. - "Dawn", Eleanor H. Porter.
- 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.
- 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.