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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 may·hem /ˈmeˌhɛm, ˈmeəm/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 may·hem /ˈmeˌhɛm, ˈmeəm/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Maim, n. [Written in law language maihem, and mayhem.]
 1. The privation of the use of a limb or member of the body, by which one is rendered less able to defend himself or to annoy his adversary.
 2. The privation of any necessary part; a crippling; mutilation; injury; deprivation of something essential. See Mayhem.
    Surely there is more cause to fear lest the want there of be a maim than the use of it a blemish.   --Hooker.
    A noble author esteems it to be a maim in history that the acts of Parliament should not be recited.   --Hayward.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 may·hem n.
 1. Law The maiming of a person by depriving him of the use of any of his members which are necessary for defense or protection. See Maim.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the willful and unlawful crippling or mutilation of another
      2: violent and needless disturbance [syn: havoc]