coin box


noun

a locked container or receptacle for holding coins deposited in a pay telephone, pinball machine, turnstile, or other coin-operated machine.

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Origin of coin box

First recorded in 1905–10
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British Dictionary definitions for coin box

coin box

noun

the part of a coin-operated machine into which coins are placed
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