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safety-deposit

[seyf-tee-di-poz-it]
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  1. safe-deposit.

Origin of safety-deposit

First recorded in 1890–95
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for safety-deposit

Historical Examples

  • The key to it is in my safety-deposit vault at the Consolidated Bank.

    Her Father's Daughter

    Gene Stratton-Porter

  • I remember she told Graham the key was down in the safety-deposit box at the bank.

    Highacres

    Jane Abbott

  • Do you mean to say that that safety-deposit vault of a Ferguson told you all this?

  • As though by magic, money began hunting dark holes in stockings and cellars and safety-deposit boxes.

  • Got all the papers in a safety-deposit vault, and got three witnesses doing stretches in Sing Sing.