a strongbox.
a rented post-office box equipped with a lock.
Also called lockout box. Television. a closed box, usually fitted with a lock, containing electronic equipment to unscramble cable television pictures for subscribers only: used especially to prevent children from watching programs with explicit sexual content.

1870–75, Americanism; lock1 + box1

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a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables [syn: safe-deposit
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Example sentences
Payment receipt data is electronically transferred from our lockbox bank to us for posting to the loan accounting system.
The type of mail delivery service used will determine the appropriate lockbox address to use.
In general, a lockbox is a post office box used by organizations to accelerate the collection of receivables.
There are four different fees which are deposited into this lockbox.
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