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bronze medal

noun
1.
a medal, traditionally of bronze or bronze in color, awarded to a person or team finishing third in a competition, meet, or tournament.
Related forms
bronze medalist, noun
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  • Third, a bronze medal, with inscription on the reverse side.

    Pistol and Revolver Shooting A. L. A. Himmelwright
  • Fifth, a bronze medal, with inscription on the reverse side.

    Pistol and Revolver Shooting A. L. A. Himmelwright
  • To each participant was voted a bronze medal commemorative of the event.

    Company G A. R. (Albert Rowe) Barlow
  • They had locked him up in his own stable, bronze medal and all.

    The Missourian Eugene P. (Eugene Percy) Lyle
  • It is the bronze medal, my lady,” said Joshua, with a blush; “the second prize for crayons in our section.

    The Three Brides Charlotte M. Yonge
  • The man picked it up, and Dick saw that it was a marksman's bronze medal.

    Dick Hamilton's Cadet Days Howard R. Garis
  • It may be seen by lifting a trap-door, A bronze medal of Agrippina was found at the same time.

    The Shores of the Adriatic F. Hamilton Jackson
  • Besides a prize for the winning team, a silver cup, the first runner in was awarded the individual trophy, a bronze medal.

    For the Honor of the School Ralph Henry Barbour
  • Under his civilian waistcoat to this day he coyly hides the bronze medal for Blameless Conduct.

British Dictionary definitions for bronze medal

bronze medal

noun
1.
a medal of bronze, awarded to a competitor who comes third in a contest or race Compare gold medal, silver medal
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