Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A heap of bones.
  • n. In archaeology, a refuse-pile containing bones and other remnants of food of a prehistoric village. Bone-heaps are also found near villages of modern primitive tribes.

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Examples

  • Darwinism needs to be allowed to work it's magic, otherwise humans are going to end up along with dinosaurs on bone-heap of natural history.

    War of the Roses and Its Victims

  • In the first place, not America, but the ancient bone-heap of Europe, where every grain of soil has passed through innumerable human bodies.

    Inside the Whale

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