medley


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medley

1. a musical composition consisting of various tunes arranged as a continuous whole
2. 
a. Swimming a race in which a different stroke is used for each length
b. Athletics a relay race in which each leg has a different distance
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Still, it may have its right and its excuse to exist, for the community is poor and not every citizen can afford a clock, perhaps; but there cannot be any excuse for our church-bells at home, for their is no family in America without a clock, and consequently there is no fair pretext for the usual Sunday medley of dreadful sounds that issues from our steeples.
Emma wondered on what, of all the medley, she would fix.
Her aunt did not neglect her: she wrote again and again; they were receiving frequent accounts from Edmund, and these accounts were as regularly transmitted to Fanny, in the same diffuse style, and the same medley of trusts, hopes, and fears, all following and producing each other at haphazard.
The white giant, one hand freed, had struggled to his knees and was calling to the frightful, nocturnal visitors in a hideous medley of bestial gutturals, barkings and growlings.
The great horns skirmished about her as if to toss her to the ceiling; the war clubs hurtled over her head as if to annihilate her; an amazing medley from the four quarters of the globe filled her lap, and seven excited boys all talked to her at once.
Together they cover a large part of the art of rhetoric, he says, Reynolds devoted to preliminary exercises and Medley being more comprehensive.
Beth won gold in the dry incident, silver in the line throw and wet incident and was seventh in the swim and tow and eighth in the lifesaving medley to be overall ladies lifesaving champion.
Swimmers William Luke, Lauren Shakell, Thomas Smith, Finlay Monaghan and Jessica Sutton secured second place positions and team silver medals went to the open freestyle relay teams and the girls over ten and age 12 medley relay teams.
Lewis Robertson was second in 200 metres individual medley and backstroke and third in 400 metres individual medley.
While at Goldman Sachs he was actively involved in the growth of Medley over the past several years.
Ms Medley, who had battled the condition for eight years, was found dead at her home.
Ms Medley was found dead at her home after battling Multiple Sclerosis for eight years.