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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources;
[syn: medley, potpourri, pastiche]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Medley \Med"ley\, n.; pl. Medleys. [OE. medlee, OF. mesl['e]e, medl['e]e, mell['e]e, F. m[^e]l['e]e. See Meddle, and cf. Mel['e]e, Mellay.] 1. A mixture; a mingled and confused mass of ingredients, usually inharmonious; a jumble; a hodgepodge; -- often used contemptuously. [1913 Webster] This medley of philosophy and war. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Love is a medley of endearments, jars, Suspicions, reconcilements, wars. --W. Walsh. [1913 Webster] 2. The confusion of a hand to hand battle; a brisk, hand to hand engagement; a m[^e]l['e]e. [Obs.] --Holland. [1913 Webster] 3. (Mus.) A composition of passages detached from several different compositions; a potpourri. [1913 Webster] Note: Medley is usually applied to vocal, potpourri to instrumental, compositions. [1913 Webster] 4. A cloth of mixed colors. --Fuller. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Medley \Med"ley\, a. 1. Mixed; of mixed material or color. [Obs.] "A medl['e] coat." --Chaucer. [1913 Webster] 2. Mingled; confused. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

medley n 1: a musical composition consisting of a series of songs or other musical pieces from various sources [syn: medley, potpourri, pastiche]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

142 Moby Thesaurus words for "medley": agglomeration, all sorts, amalgamated, ambiguous, ambivalent, amphibious, assemblage, assortment, bicolor, bicolored, blend, blended, brew, broad spectrum, capriccio, caprice, chromatic, cold, collectanea, collection, colorful, colorific, coloring, colory, combination, combined, complex, composite, compound, compounded, conglomerate, conglomeration, cool, crazy, daedal, dappled, dichromatic, divers-colored, divertissement, eclectic, equivocal, fantasia, farrago, fifty-fifty, gallimaufry, glowing, goulash, half-and-half, harlequin, harmonious, hash, heterogeneous, hodgepodge, hotchpot, hotchpotch, humoresque, indiscriminate, intricate, ironic, jumble, jumbled, kaleidoscopic, magpie, many-colored, many-sided, mash, matching, melange, mess, mingle-mangle, mingled, miscellanea, miscellaneous, miscellany, mishmash, mix, mixed, mixed bag, mixture, monochromatic, monochrome, monochromic, motley, multicolor, multicolored, multicolorous, multifaceted, multinational, multiracial, oddments, odds and ends, olio, olla podrida, omnium gatherum, omnium-gatherum, parti-color, parti-colored, pasticcio, pastiche, patchwork, patchy, pigmentary, pluralistic, polychromatic, polychrome, polychromic, potpourri, prismal, prismatic, promiscuous, rainbow, romance, romanza, salad, salmagundi, sauce, scramble, scrambled, shot, shot through, spectral, stew, sundries, syncretic, thrown together, thunder and lightning, tinctorial, tingent, toning, trichromatic, trichromic, tricolor, tricolored, two-tone, varicolored, varied, variegated, variety, versicolor, versicolored, warm, what you will
U.S. Gazetteer Places (2000):

Medley, FL -- U.S. town in Florida Population (2000): 1098 Housing Units (2000): 387 Land area (2000): 3.777563 sq. miles (9.783842 sq. km) Water area (2000): 0.520218 sq. miles (1.347358 sq. km) Total area (2000): 4.297781 sq. miles (11.131200 sq. km) FIPS code: 43900 Located within: Florida (FL), FIPS 12 Location: 25.858307 N, 80.339141 W ZIP Codes (1990): Note: some ZIP codes may be omitted esp. for suburbs. Headwords: Medley, FL Medley