moderate gale

noun

Definition of moderate gale

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

First Known Use of moderate gale

1703, in the meaning defined above

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“Moderate gale.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/moderate%20gale. Accessed 16 Jan. 2021.

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