- a box or other container used to collect offerings of money, especially in a church.
- mailbox(def 1).
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.Comrades
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.Abroad with the Jimmies
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