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collection box

a box or other container used to collect offerings of money, especially in a church.
mailbox (def 1). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • Or are we to take our hands out of our pockets, with the fingers closed, and jingle some coins into the collection-box?

    Weatherby's Inning Ralph Henry Barbour
  • I saluted it and deposited a small offering in the collection-box.

    An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet A. Henry Savage Landor
  • You can't poke your head out of the door without a collection-box being shoved at you.

    Germany in War Time Mary Ethel McAuley
  • At the same time I dropped a lot of small silver into their boat without waiting for the collection-box.

  • When the usher passed he emptied the contents of his pocket in the collection-box.

    Comrades Thomas Dixon

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