What is a bedlam?
#111979. Asked by author. (Jan 07 10 10:00 PM)
1. a scene or state of wild uproar and confusion.
2. Archaic. an insane asylum or madhouse.
a popular name for the Hospital of St. Mary of Bethlehem in London, which served as a lunatic asylum from ca. 1400; cf. ME Bedleem, Bethleem, OE Betleem Bethlehem
1. disorder, tumult, chaos, clamor, turmoil, commotion, pandemonium.
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