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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of medal.

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Examples

  • When we hosted the Games in 1948, Britain "medalled" – a styling mercifully not in use at the time – in the oils and watercolours contest.

    Pole dancing seeks an Olympic leg-up | Marina Hyde

  • Last year was the first time an English team medalled at the Champions Trophy, first time we won a bronze medal at the World Cup.

    One hundred hopefuls for 2012

  • Nice of Gordon to apologise for the lefts loathing of competitive sport Fortunately Tamara and Marcus who won the posh sports were part of the privately educated 50% private who medalled.

    Women Beware Women

  • Athletic, a medalled surfer, Navy nurse at Pearl Harbor and off Iwo Jima.

    "My hollow shell gives you the finger."

  • But is there a sense there that, you know, two such great competitors so close, and exactly the same score, should have both medalled in the gold?

    CNN Transcript Aug 19, 2008

  • My boyfriend gold medalled in the Olympics, but does anyone care?

    November 5th, 2005

  • It seems it is now commonplace in the evolution of the English language for nouns to become verbs: Googled, medalled as pronounced by Olympic swimming commentators to name a few.

    You strange people...

  • In that young community a man who brings home with him abundant European testimonials is still treated with respect (I have found American writers, of wide-world reputation, strangely solicitous about the opinions of quite obscure British critics, and elated or depressed by their judgments); and Irving went home medalled by the King, diplomatized by the University, crowned and honored and admired.

    Roundabout Papers

  • Among the officers present there was one, an old lieutenant, medalled and decorated, who had been deeply wounded by imputations uttered by the Duc de Sairmeuse.

    The Honor of the Name

  • If the Senate only medalled enough, that was all he asked.

    Punchinello, Volume 1, No. 11, June 11, 1870

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