Medley

Definition of Medley

Med´ley
n.1.A mixture; a mingled and confused mass of ingredients, usually inharmonious; a jumble; a hodgepodge; - often used contemptuously.
This medley of philosophy and war.
- Addison.
Love is a medley of endearments, jars,
Suspicions, reconcilements, wars.
- W. Walsh.
2.The confusion of a hand to hand battle; a brisk, hand to hand engagement; a mêlée.
3.(Mus.) A composition of passages detached from several different compositions; a potpourri.
4.A cloth of mixed colors.
a.1.Mixed; of mixed material or color.
2.Mingled; confused.

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