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bone earth

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  1. bone ash.
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Origin of bone earth

First recorded in 1850–55
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  • When we are young, the bones have less of this bone-earth, and so they bend easily, and readily get out of shape.

    First Book in Physiology and Hygiene

    J.H. Kellogg