collection box



a box or other container used to collect offerings of money, especially in a church. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for collection box

Historical Examples of collection box

  • I saluted it and deposited a small offering in the collection-box.

    An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet

    A. Henry Savage Landor

  • When the usher passed he emptied the contents of his pocket in the collection-box.


    Thomas Dixon

  • Or are we to take our hands out of our pockets, with the fingers closed, and jingle some coins into the collection-box?

    Weatherby's Inning

    Ralph Henry Barbour

  • At the same time I dropped a lot of small silver into their boat without waiting for the collection-box.

  • You can't poke your head out of the door without a collection-box being shoved at you.

    Germany in War Time

    Mary Ethel McAuley