fresh gale

noun

: wind having a speed of 39 to 46 miles per hour (62 to 74 kilometers per hour) see Beaufort Scale Table

Word History

First Known Use

1806, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fresh gale was in 1806

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“Fresh gale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fresh%20gale. Accessed 27 Feb. 2024.

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