medal

A coin-like object struck to honor one or more persons or events, but without any denomination (which may then classify it as a commemorative coin).
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medal

Usually a piece of metal, marked with a design or inscription, made to honor a person, place or event; not intended to pass as money.
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Medal

Med'al noun [ French m├ędaille , Italian medaglia , from Latin metallum metal, through (assumed) Late Latin metalleus made of metal. See Metal , and confer Mail a piece of money.] A piece of metal in the form of a coin, struck with a device, and intended to pr...
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Medal

Med'al transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Medaled , or Medalled ; present participle & verbal noun Medaling or Medalling .] To honor or reward with a medal. ' Medaled by the king.' Thackeray.
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Medal

• (v. t.) To honor or reward with a medal. • (n.) A piece of metal in the form of a coin, struck with a device, and intended to preserve the remembrance of a notable event or an illustrious person, or to serve as a reward.
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medal

piece of metal struck with a design to commemorate a person, place, or event. Medals can be of various sizes and shapes, ranging from large ... [3 related articles]
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medal

medal, a piece of metal, cast or struck, often coin-shaped. The obverse and reverse bear bas-relief and inscription. Commemorative medals are issued in memory of a notable person or event. Civil and military decorations are those medals (disk, cross, or star) conferred by state, order, or organizati...
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Medal

small piece of metal (usually gold silver or bronze) bearing a relief on one or both sides; unlike coins they are cast, not struck or stamped
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Medal

A score play competition where all shots are recorded and the winner is the one who took the least number.
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Medal

A medal, or medallion, is, strictly speaking, a small, flat, and round (or, at times, oval) piece of metal that has been sculpted, molded, cast, struck, stamped, or some way marked with an insignia, portrait, or other artistic rendering. A medal may be awarded to a person or organization as a form of recognition for sporting, military, scientific,...
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