Definition of Medal. Meaning of Medal. Synonyms of Medal

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Definition of Medal

Medal
Medal Med"al, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Medaled, or Medalled; p. pr. & vb. n. Medaling or Medalling.] To honor or reward with a medal. ``Medaled by the king.' --Thackeray.

Meaning of Medal from wikipedia

- A medal or medallion is a small portable artistic object, a thin disc, normally of metal, carrying a design, usually on both sides. They typically have...
- The Medal of Honor is the United States of America's highest and most-prestigious personal military decoration that may be awarded to recognize U.S. military...
- The Presidential Medal of Freedom is an award bestowed by the president of the United States to recognize people who have made "an especially meritorious...
- This is a partial list of recipients of the Presidential Medal of Freedom, listed chronologically within the aspect of life in which each recipient is...
- The Commendation Medal is a mid-level United States military decoration presented for sustained acts of heroism or meritorious service. Each branch of...
- The Bronze Star Medal is a United States decoration awarded to members of the United States Armed Forces for either heroic achievement, heroic service...
- The Silver Star Medal is the United States Armed Forces' third-highest personal decoration for valor in combat. The Silver Star Medal is awarded primarily...
- The Achievement Medal is a military decoration of the United States Armed Forces. The Achievement Medal was first proposed as a means to recognize the...
- A gold medal is a medal awarded for highest achievement in a non-military field. Its name derives from the use of at least a fraction of gold in form of...
- The Sena Medal is awarded to members of the Indian army, of all ranks, "for such individual acts of exceptional devotion to duty or courage as have special...
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