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Definition of Gale


  1. A strong current of air; a wind between a stiff breeze and a hurricane. The most violent gales are called tempests.
  2. A moderate current of air; a breeze.
  3. A state of excitement, passion, or hilarity.
  4. To sale, or sail fast.
  5. A song or story.
  6. To sing.
  7. A plant of the genus Myrica, growing in wet places, and strongly resembling the bayberry. The sweet gale (Myrica Gale) is found both in Europe and in America.
  8. The payment of a rent or annuity.
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Gale Translations

gale in French is tempete
gale in German is Sturm
gale in Norwegian is kuling, storm
gale in Spanish is vensaval
gale in Swedish is storm