chaud-medley


chaud-medley
An affray in the heat of blood or passion. See 4 Bl Comm 184.

Ballentine's law dictionary. . 1998.

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  • Chaud-medley — Chaud med ley, n. [F. chaude m[^e]l[ e]e; chaud hot + m[^e]ler (Formerly sometimes spelt medler) to mingle.] (Law) The killing of a person in an affray, in the heat of blood, and while under the influence of passion, thus distinguished from… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chaud-medley — noun or chaud melle or chaud mella ( s) Etymology: chaud medley, chaud mella, alteration of chaud melle; chaud melle from Middle English chaudmellee, chawdmelle, from Middle French chaude mellee, literally, hot fight …   Useful english dictionary

  • chaud-medley — /showdmedliy/ A homicide committed in the heat of an affray and while under the influence of passion; it is thus distinguished from chance medley, which is the killing of a man in a casual affray in self defense. It has been said, however, that… …   Black's law dictionary

  • chaud-medley — /showdmedliy/ A homicide committed in the heat of an affray and while under the influence of passion; it is thus distinguished from chance medley, which is the killing of a man in a casual affray in self defense. It has been said, however, that… …   Black's law dictionary

  • medley — /medliy/ An affray; a sudden or casual fighting; a hand to hand battle; a melee. See chance medley chaud medley …   Black's law dictionary

  • medley — /medliy/ An affray; a sudden or casual fighting; a hand to hand battle; a melee. See chance medley chaud medley …   Black's law dictionary

  • chaud-mella — noun see chaud medley …   Useful english dictionary

  • chaud-melle — noun see chaud medley …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Medley d'Abbey Road (The Beatles) — Abbey Road (album) Pour les articles homonymes, voir Abbey Road. Abbey Road Album par The Beatles Sortie …   Wikipédia en Français


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