maihem

maihem

[mey-hem]
noun
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maihem (ˈmeɪhɛm)
 
n
a variant spelling of mayhem

mayhem or maihem (ˈmeɪhɛm)
 
n
1.  law the wilful and unlawful infliction of injury upon a person, esp (formerly) the injuring or removing of a limb rendering him less capable of defending himself against attack
2.  any violent destruction or confusion
 
[C15: from Anglo-French mahem injury, from Germanic; related to Icelandic meitha to hurt. See maim]
 
maihem or maihem
 
n
 
[C15: from Anglo-French mahem injury, from Germanic; related to Icelandic meitha to hurt. See maim]

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