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n 1: a violent commotion or disturbance; “the storms that had
characterized their relationship had died away”; “it was
only a tempest in a teapot” [syn: storm]
2: (literary) a violent wind; “a tempest swept over the island” English → English (gcide)
Gale \Gale\ (g[=a]l), n. [Prob. of Scand. origin; cf. Dan. gal
furious, Icel. galinn, cf. Icel. gala to sing, AS. galan to
sing, Icel. galdr song, witchcraft, AS. galdor charm,
sorcery, E. nightingale; also, Icel. gj[=o]la gust of wind,
gola breeze. Cf. Yell.]
1. A strong current of air; a wind between a stiff breeze and
a hurricane. The most violent gales are called tempests.
Note: Gales have a velocity of from about eighteen
(“moderate”) to about eighty (“very heavy”) miles
an our. --Sir. W. S. Harris.
2. A moderate current of air; a breeze.
A little gale will soon disperse that cloud. --Shak.
And winds of gentlest gale Arabian odors fanned
From their soft wings. --Milton.
3. A state of excitement, passion, or hilarity.
The ladies, laughing heartily, were fast getting
into what, in New England, is sometimes called a
Topgallant gale (Naut.), one in which a ship may carry her