coin box

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

Origin of coin box

First recorded in 1905–10 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Related Words for coin box

register, till, cashbox

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British Dictionary definitions for coin box

coin box

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