Broadmoor patient

noun
Broad·​moor patient | \ ˈbrȯdˌmu̇ə-, -mōə-, -mȯ(ə)- \

Definition of Broadmoor patient

British
: one legally detained as a criminal lunatic

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History and Etymology for Broadmoor patient

Broadmoor, asylum for criminal lunatics in Berkshire, England

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“Broadmoor patient.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Broadmoor%20patient. Accessed 25 Jul. 2021.

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