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coin box

a locked container or receptacle for holding coins deposited in a pay telephone, pinball machine, turnstile, or other coin-operated machine.
Origin of coin box
1905-10 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • If the owner of the machine has the key to the coin box and controls the income, he's responsible for the tax.
  • Therefore, the print plant stuff, the stuff that's in the coin box is not old newspaper.
  • The bus driver helping the student place money in the coin box.
British Dictionary definitions for coin box

coin box

the part of a coin-operated machine into which coins are placed
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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