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  1. wearing or adorned with many medals: a bemedaled general; wearing a bemedaled military blouse.
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Also especially British, be·med·alled.

Origin of bemedaled

First recorded in 1875–80; be- + medal + -ed2
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Historical Examples

  • The old Irish soldier, humorous and bemedalled, who keeps watch and ward over the fane, is not the least of its merits.

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    E.V. Lucas