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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 med·ley /ˈmɛdli/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Med·ley, a.
 1. Mixed; of mixed material or color. [Obs.] “A medlé coat.”
 2. Mingled; confused.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Med·ley n.; pl. Medleys
 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. [Obs.]
 3. Mus. A composition of passages detached from several different compositions; a potpourri.
 Note:Medley is usually applied to vocal, potpourri to instrumental, compositions.
 4. A cloth of mixed colors.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n : a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or
          other musical pieces from various sources [syn: potpourri,