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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A wind with a speed of from 39 to 46 miles (62 to 74 kilometers) per hour, according to the Beaufort scale.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a gale blowing about forty-five miles an hour.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. wind moving 39-46 knots; 8 on the Beaufort scale


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