Definitions

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  • noun Plural form of gale.

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Examples

  • I was about to suggest that extradition orders have more force when backed by 1000 nuclear ICBMS — but then I remembered Bill Clinton and Marc Rich and collapsed in gales of laughter.

    Matthew Yglesias » The End of Influence

  • At the long hitching rails under the oaks, where the dismounting party gathered, Paula was in gales of laughter.

    CHAPTER XVI

  • It even causes the wind to back up and blow gales from the southwest.

    THE SEED OF McCOY

  • During the journey he tells her of his experiences in gales and hurricanes and she tells him of the gossip of the island and of the Wekley farm up for sale soon, a farm adjoining his father's.

    “Samuel! There was a rolling wonder in the sound. Ay, there was!”

  • If you tried that at a convention of historians (or even semi-literate people), you'd bring down the house (in gales of laughter).

    Balkinization

  • If you tried that at a convention of historians (or even semi-literate people), you'd bring down the house (in gales of laughter).

    Balkinization

  • If you tried that at a convention of historians (or even semi-literate people), you'd bring down the house (in gales of laughter).

    Balkinization

  • If you tried that at a convention of historians (or even semi-literate people), you'd bring down the house (in gales of laughter).

    Balkinization

  • If you tried that at a convention of historians (or even semi-literate people), you'd bring down the house (in gales of laughter).

    Balkinization

  • If you tried that at a convention of historians (or even semi-literate people), you'd bring down the house (in gales of laughter).

    Balkinization

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