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money box

a cashbox.
Chiefly British. a small, lidded receptacle for keeping, collecting, or saving coins, usually with a slot for their insertion.
Origin of money box
1575-85 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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  • In spite of this warning I did not fail to make a good many contributions to the money-box in the course of the evening.

    The International Spy Allen Upward
  • So Baby and Minet went off into a corner with the money-box.

    The Adventures of Herr Baby Mrs. Molesworth
  • A money-box is like a Quaker beauty: demure without, but what a figure of a woman!

  • Lizababuff has opened her money-box, and here is sixpence for George and sixpence for Ned.

    Golden Moments Anonymous
  • His hat was lying on the table; he seized that and his money-box, and was out on the landing.

    The Golden Scarecrow Hugh Walpole
  • Not a single newspaper had ever done him such an honor, and the money-box was filled.

    Cuore (Heart) Edmondo De Amicis
  • She ran into the nursery and found her money-box, taking from it twenty-five cents.

    Lily Norris' Enemy Joanna Mathews
  • And had you said, 'Gi' me your money-box,' it was yours, only for your asking.

    Rhoda Fleming, Complete George Meredith
  • Then he told Louis to open the secretary, and hand him the money-box.

    File No. 113 Emile Gaboriau
  • Of this uncle and his money-box the reader will hear once more.

    Familiar Studies of Men and Books Robert Louis Stevenson

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