- a cashbox.
- Chiefly British. a small, lidded receptacle for keeping, collecting, or saving coins, usually with a slot for their insertion.
Origin of money box
First recorded in 1575–85
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Examples from the Web for money box
If you could carry the money-box, and him could carry you, then it would be kite easy.
So Baby and Minet went off into a corner with the money-box.
Lizababuff has opened her money-box, and here is sixpence for George and sixpence for Ned.Golden Moments
The man Mr. Pilcher had to get a money-box for, because he swore at his wife!Dolly Reforming Herself
Henry Arthur Jones
I put it into his money-box, the key of which is accessible to miscreants.