Origin of safety-deposit

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for safety-deposit

Historical Examples of safety-deposit

  • The key to it is in my safety-deposit vault at the Consolidated Bank.

    Her Father's Daughter

    Gene Stratton-Porter

  • I remember she told Graham the key was down in the safety-deposit box at the bank.


    Jane Abbott

  • Do you mean to say that that safety-deposit vault of a Ferguson told you all this?

  • As though by magic, money began hunting dark holes in stockings and cellars and safety-deposit boxes.

  • Got all the papers in a safety-deposit vault, and got three witnesses doing stretches in Sing Sing.