The definition of a medley is a combination of things, or a number of songs or tunes combined to create one piece.(noun)
Medley is defined as a race within a swim competition where the swimmer does four different styles of swimming in equal distances.(noun)
An example of a medley is the 2004 Summer Olympics event for which Michael Phelps won the gold metal in both the 200 and 400 meter individual events.
See medley in Webster's New World College Dictionary
noun pl. medleys
Origin: ME medle < OFr medlee, a mixing < fem. pp. of medler: see meddle
See medley in American Heritage Dictionary 4
noun pl. med·leys
Origin: Middle English medlee
Origin: , from Anglo-Norman medlee, meddling
Origin: , from
Origin: past participle of medler, to meddle; see meddle.
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