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bedlamite

[ bed-luh-mahyt ]
/ ˈbɛd ləˌmaɪt /
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Definition of bedlamite

noun
an insane person; lunatic.
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Origin of bedlamite

First recorded in 1615–25; bedlam + -ite1
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British Dictionary definitions for bedlamite

bedlamite
/ (ˈbɛdləˌmaɪt) /

noun
archaic a lunatic; insane person
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