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charnel house

noun
1.
a house or place in which the bodies or bones of the dead are deposited.
Origin
1550-1560
1550-60
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British Dictionary definitions for charnel-house

charnel house

noun
1.
(esp formerly) a building or vault where corpses or bones are deposited
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