bone house


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ossuary, bone house, ossarium

A storage place for the bones of the dead; either a structure or a vault lined with such bones ornamentally arranged.
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At a time when SARS and West Nile nudge one another for space in Canada's dailies, Luanne Armstrong's The Bone House offers scant comfort to worried eyes.
It also looks at the uses for various parts of the animals aside from the meat, such as bone houses made from their bones, and clothes made from their skin.