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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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The medley of sounds got on young Willard's nerves.
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 effect is a curious medley. Davoust and Massena, who wrought in many a battle tragedy, are here, and so also is Rachel, of equal renown in mimic tragedy on the stage.
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.
John Medley (1804-92), an Anglican bishop of Fredericton (a diocese coterminous with the province of New Brunswick, Canada), has sometimes been considered the "Tractarian patriarch," the first participant in the Oxford movement to become a bishop.
Unlike most high-grade specialty coffees, which are washed by growers to ensure consistency and eliminate defects, Monsoon Medley beans are spread on warehouse floors in the west coast of India during the monsoon season.
The report is published by Medley Global Advisers LLC, an international consulting firm for hedge funds.
Currently, a large volume pump module, syringe module, and two pulse oximetry modules (Masimo(R) technology & Nellcor(R) technology) are available for the Medley (TM) System.