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noun 
  1. A strong wind, more than a breeze, less than a storm; number 7 through 9 winds on the 12 step Beaufort scale.
  2. An outburst, especially of laughter.
a of laughter
  1. A shrub, sweet gale (Myrica gale) growing on moors and fens.
  2. (archaic) A light breeze.
  3. (archaic) A periodic payment, such as is made of a rent or annuity.
Gale day - the day on which rent or interest is due. Definition from 1913 Webster.
Translations: 
  • French: coup de vent
    (trans-mid)

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