Chaud"-med`ley (?), n. [F. chaude mel'ee; chaud hot + meler (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 chance-medley or killing in self-defense, or in a casual affray.

Burrill.

 

© Webster 1913.

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