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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"It's been about a book a year since (2005)," Freeman said, adding that his sixth book, "The Bone House," will hit U.S.
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Beneath the chapel is a charnel house or bone house. There was once an entrance to this from the churchyard.