BED'LAM, noun [Corrupted from Bethlehem, the name of a religious house in London, afterward converted into a hospital for lunatics.]
1. A mad house; a place appropriated for lunatics.]
2. A madman; a lunatic; one who lives in bedlam
3. A place of uproar.
BED'LAM, adjective Belonging to a mad house; fit for a mad house.