Definitions from Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition and Ballentine's Law Dictionary as are available for each term in each dictionary.
  • Ballentine's Law Dictionary

    A wind blowing at 40 to 70 miles an hour (see 65 Kan. 390, 58 L. R. A. 399, 69 Pac. 338); the payment of interest, rent or taxes.

  • Black's Law Dictionary: 2nd Edition

    The payment of a rent, tax, duty or annuity. A gale is the right to open and work a mine within the Hundred of St. Briavel's, or a stone quarry within the open lands of the Forest of Dean. The right is a license or interest in the nature of real estate, conditional on the due payment of rent and observance of the obligations imposed on the galee. It follows the ordinary rules as to the devolution and conveyance of real estate. The galee pays the crown a rent known as a "gaieage rent," "royalty," or some similar name, proportionate to the quantity of minerals got from the mine or quarry. Sweet.