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collection box

a box or other container used to collect offerings of money, especially in a church.
mailbox (def 1). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • They spin a sovereign into the collection box, and think they have done their full share.

    A Reconstructed Marriage Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  • And Billy's sent this here and wants me to put it in the collection box and I don't dast.

    Green Valley Katharine Reynolds
  • A happy thought that, turning 74 the helmet into a collection box!

    The Strollers Frederic S. Isham
  • You don't let me have money enough to put in the collection box Sundays, let alone gamblin'.

    Thankful's Inheritance Joseph C. Lincoln

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