moderate gale


: wind having a speed of 32 to 38 miles (51 to 61 kilometers) per hour see Beaufort Scale Table

Word History

First Known Use

1703, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of moderate gale was in 1703

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“Moderate gale.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.

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