adj.— «In 1928 our Government introduced the Mental Defectives Amendment Bill. As a result four institutions were established throughout the country. Known as “psychopaedic hospitals,” they were to house people deemed unfit to breed. They were peculiar to New Zealand in concept; indeed the word “psychopaedic’ is said to be coined here.» —“Out of Sight, Out of Mind” (New Zealand) Dec. 12, 2004. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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