charnel-house, charnel house (n.) Old form(s): Charnell house, Charnell houses
bone-store, burial vault
Mac III.iv.70[Macbeth to Lady Macbeth] charnel-houses and our graves must send / Those that we bury, back
RJ IV.i.81[Juliet to Friar] hide me nightly in a charnel house
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