Gale in a sentence

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Definition of Gale

  • A strong current of air; a wind between a stiff breeze and a hurricane. The most violent gales are called tempests.
  • A moderate current of air; a breeze.
  • A state of excitement, passion, or hilarity.
  • To sale, or sail fast.
  • 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.
  • The payment of a rent or annuity.
  • a strong wind moving 45-90 knots; force 7 to 10 on Beaufort scale

How to use gale in a sentence. Gale pronunciation.

Along this edge of the Downs stands a picturesque row of pine-trees, stunted, bittered, and twisted through many a winter by the upland gales.
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There had been several severe gales, and some of my friends thought it hardly safe to go, but after considerable prayer I concluded it was right to undertake the voyage.
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When off the coast of Virginia, some twenty-five miles distant from Chesapeake Bay, we encountered a heavy gale.
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Shortly after, a gale of wind arose and carried the sinking ship to complete destruction.
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His conscience is thus purified by fire, the gale being favourable to arson.
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Met Mr. Sanchy, Smithes; Gale, and Edlin at the play, but having no great mind to spend money, I left them there.
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There the gale struck them with full force.
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Margery was seasick and the others also felt the effects of the gale.
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Other boats refused to venture out in such a gale.
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But the gale sprung up again in an hour, and carried us into the Downs.
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No. 3 was sold to Worthington Gale, March 14th, 1807, for $1,450.
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So they walked on down the Tottenham Court Road, parting and coming together again, and Ralph felt much as though he were addressing the summit of a poplar in a high gale of wind.
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And when the elderly man refused to listen and mumbled on, an odd image came to his mind of a lighthouse besieged by the flying bodies of lost birds, who were dashed senseless, by the gale, against the glass.
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Of course, she will not put back to Southampton, in the teeth of this southwest gale, the very heaviest known for twenty years.
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Lady Charlotte drove her flocks, of much the same pattern, like billows before a piping gale.
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They might be similar-a puffed iteration, and might be meaningless and wearisome; the gale was a power in earnest.
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Captain Zelotes' florid face was redder even than usual, for it was a cloudy day in October and blowing a gale.
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But it was plausible enough from a strictly professional point of view and it had the usual features: disablement, dangerous drifting along the shore, weather more or less thick for days, fear of a gale, ultimately a resolve to go in and anchor anywhere on the coast, and so on.
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Even in gales of wind everything went on quietly somehow.
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I saw him throw some broken glass overboard after the last gale we had; but that didn't amount to anything.
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Examples of Gale

Example #1
Louise noticed them, only to think for a moment what ugly trees they were.
Example #2
With a petulant remark to herself on the selfishness of "those people," she sauntered past.
Example #3
On the 19th of October we were about one hundred and fifty miles west of the Bahamas, and we encountered very disagreeable weather.
Example #4
A Sea Captain relates to the editor of the _Christian_, a remarkable incident, whereby in one of his voyages his ship was unaccountably held still, and thereby saved from sailing directly into the midst of a terrible hurricane:-"We sailed from the Kennebec on the first of October, 1876.
Example #5
Saturday evening, December 21st, the wind blew gently from the south.
Example #6
An account of them was subsequently published in the _Christian_: "In 1839 I was a sailor on board the brig Pandora, Captain G-, bound from Savannah to Boston, with a cargo of cotton.