Definition of Gale. Meaning of Gale. Synonyms of Gale

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Definition of Gale

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Gale Gale, n. [OE. gal. See Gale wind.] A song or story. [Obs.] --Toone.
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Gale Gale, v. i. [AS. galan. See 1st Gale.] To sing. [Obs.] ``Can he cry and gale.' --Court of Love.
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Gale Gale, n. [AS. gagel, akin to D. gagel.] (Bot.) 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.
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Gale Gale, n. [Cf. Gabel.] The payment of a rent or annuity. [Eng.] --Mozley & W. Gale day, the day on which rent or interest is due.
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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 gale. --Brooke (Eastford). Topgallant gale (Naut.), one in which a ship may carry her topgallant sails.
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Gale Gale, v. i. (Naut.) To sale, or sail fast.

Meaning of Gale from wikipedia

- A gale is a strong wind, typically used as a descriptor in nautical contexts. The U.S. National Weather Service defines a gale as 34–47 knots (63–87 km/h...
- Gale Eugene Sayers (born May 30, 1943) is a former professional American football player who earned acclaim both as a halfback and return specialist in...
- Gale Sondergaard (born Edith Holm Sondergaard; February 15, 1899 – August 14, 1985) was an American actress. Sondergaard began her acting career in theater...
- Gale Morgan Harold III (born July 10, 1969) is an American actor, known for his leading and recurring roles on **** as Folk, Deadwood, Desperate Housewives...
- Sword Art Online Alternative Gun Gale Online (****anese: ソードアート・オンライン オルタナティブ ガンゲイル・オンライン, Hepburn: Sōdo Āto Onrain Orutanatibu Gangeiru Onrain) is a ****anese...
- Megan Kate Gale (born 7 August 1975) is an Australian model, brand amb****ador, fashion designer and actress. Born in Perth, Western Australia, Gale won a modeling...
- UDP-glucose 4-epimerase (EC 5.1.3.2), also known as UDP-galactose 4-epimerase or GALE, is a homodimeric epimerase found in bacterial, fungal, plant, and mammalian...
- issue a gale warning for maritime locations currently or imminently experiencing winds of Gale Force on the Beaufort scale. Gale warnings (and gale watches)...
- The Life of David Gale is a 2003 American drama film directed by Alan Parker (in his final film as a director) and written by Charles Randolph. The film...
- Gale Storm (born Josephine Owaissa Cottle, April 5, 1922 – June 27, 2009) was an American actress and singer who starred in two po****r television programs...
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