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chance–medley

noun chance–med·ley \ˈchan(t)s-ˈmed-lē\

Definition of CHANCE-MEDLEY

1
:  accidental homicide not entirely without fault of the killer but without evil intent
2
:  haphazard action :  confusion

Origin of CHANCE-MEDLEY

Anglo-French chance medlée mingled chance
First Known Use: 15th century

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