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Noun: mayhem  'mey,hem
  1. The wilful and unlawful crippling or mutilation of another person
     
  2. Violent and needless disturbance
    "wreak mayhem";
    - havoc

Derived forms: mayhems

Type of: crime, criminal offence [Brit, Cdn], criminal offense [US], disturbance, law-breaking, offence [Brit, Cdn], offense [US]

Encyclopedia: Mayhem