savings bank


noun

a bank that receives savings accounts only and pays interest to its depositors.

Origin of savings bank

First recorded in 1810–20
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Related Words for savings bank

bank, thrift

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British Dictionary definitions for savings bank

savings bank

noun

a bank that accepts the savings of depositors and pays interest on them
a container, usually having a slot in the top, for saving coins
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