Definition of chaud–medley
1 Scots law : an affray in the heat of passion
2 Scots law : the wounding or killing of a person in a chaud-medley without premeditation
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Origin and Etymology of chaud–medley
chaud-medley, chaud-mella, alteration of chaud-melle; chaud-melle from Middle English chaudmellee, chawdmelle, from Middle French chaude mellee, literally, hot fight
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