[ kash-boks ]
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  1. a box or container for money, especially with compartments for coins and bills of different denominations.

Origin of cashbox

First recorded in 1825–35; cash1 + box1

Words Nearby cashbox Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2024

How to use cashbox in a sentence

  • I remembered Miss Plinlimmon's account of the stolen cashbox.

    Poison Island | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
  • But she did not say anything then to Helen about the pearl necklace, and the cashbox of Queen Zelaya.

  • There in the summer-house he found the Major, who meanwhile had fetched his cashbox from the house and locked the chart up in it.

    Poison Island | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
  • He became profligate, got drunk at alehouses, sold his master's property to get money, or stole it out of the cashbox.

    Bunyan | James Anthony Froude
  • I put on my cloak, took some money which was my own out of my cashbox, and at half-past twelve heard the mail-coach approaching.