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money box

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noun
  1. a cashbox.
  2. Chiefly British. a small, lidded receptacle for keeping, collecting, or saving coins, usually with a slot for their insertion.

Origin of money box

First recorded in 1575–85
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Examples from the Web for money box

Historical Examples

  • If you could carry the money-box, and him could carry you, then it would be kite easy.

    The Adventures of Herr Baby

    Mrs. Molesworth

  • So Baby and Minet went off into a corner with the money-box.

  • Lizababuff has opened her money-box, and here is sixpence for George and sixpence for Ned.

  • The man Mr. Pilcher had to get a money-box for, because he swore at his wife!

    Dolly Reforming Herself

    Henry Arthur Jones

  • I put it into his money-box, the key of which is accessible to miscreants.