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British Dictionary definitions for deed box

deed box

noun
  1. a lockable metal box for storing documents
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Historical Examples

  • He had emerged from his compartment and was crossing the hall, deed-box in hand.

    Max Carrados

    Ernest Bramah

  • When this man retired to a compartment with his deed-box, he never even opened it.

    Max Carrados

    Ernest Bramah

  • "I feel it as much as you do—perhaps more," Miss Yordas answered, forgetting altogether about the deed-box and her antiquary.

    Mary Anerley

    R. D. Blackmore

  • Chinn has drawn up a new will for me, which I have signed, and it lies at this moment in my deed-box.

    The Mayor of Troy

    Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch

  • He pulled forward a deed-box and rested his leg on it, smiling grimly to himself.

    Sonia Married

    Stephen McKenna