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[med-lee] /ˈmɛd li/

noun, plural medleys.
a mixture, especially of heterogeneous elements; hodgepodge; jumble.
a piece of music combining tunes or passages from various sources:
a medley of hit songs from Broadway shows.
Archaic. mixed; mingled.
a mixture of various types or elements
a musical composition consisting of various tunes arranged as a continuous whole
Also called medley relay

an archaic word for melee
of, being, or relating to a mixture or variety

c.1300, “hand-to-hand combat,” from Old French medlee, variant of meslee (see meddle). Meaning “combination, mixture” is from mid-15c.; that of “musical combination consisting of diverse parts” is from 1620s.


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