collection box

  1. a box or other container used to collect offerings of money, especially in a church.

Words Nearby collection box Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use collection box in a sentence

  • At the foot of the statue is a large collection box for the donations of the worshippers.

    Corea or Cho-sen | A (Arnold) Henry Savage-Landor
  • On the ledge of the little window through which their money was passed there was always a Hospital 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
  • They spin a sovereign into the collection box, and think they have done their full share.

    A Reconstructed Marriage | Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr