money box

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  1. a cashbox.

  2. 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

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

How to use money box in a sentence

  • The old woman turned upon her a little grimly, Stockin or no stockin I calls it my money-box, and thats enough.

    Nelly's First Schooldays | Josephine Franklin
  • And so, laughing, the children saw Comforts money-box bulge again to its original size.

    Nelly's First Schooldays | Josephine Franklin
  • By evening Charlie was rejoicing in the possession of a full money-box, but his face grew long as he counted the pennies.

  • Mullet finished his counting, took up his money box and lantern and left the gate unguarded.

    The Rise of Roscoe Paine | Joseph C. Lincoln
  • Many rich men came in, and put large sums of money in the money box.

    The King Nobody Wanted | Norman F. Langford