from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A wind having a speed ranging from 25 to 31 miles (39 to 50 kilometers) per hour, according to the Beaufort scale.
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- n. wind moving 25-31 knots; 6 on the Beaufort scale
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The distant baaing of lambs as they roamed the higher slopes beckoned him, as did the late afternoon sunshine and the strong breeze gusting through the giant copper beech, a sound that always reminded him of breakers pounding the shore.
But a powerful juniper-acrid scent seemed to gather in the air and a strong breeze sent it drifting into the human gathering place.
A strong breeze whisked into the kitchen, blowing the book-fair flyer off the table and onto the floor next to her.