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[seyf-tee-di-poz-it] /ˈseɪf ti dɪˌpɒz ɪt/
Origin of safety-deposit
1890-95 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • "I want a safety-deposit box big enough to hold this," she said briefly, exhibiting the paper-wrapped packet.

    The Price Francis Lynde
  • The key to it is in my safety-deposit vault at the Consolidated Bank.

    Her Father's Daughter Gene Stratton-Porter
  • His first errand was to visit the safety-deposit vaults of a bank on lower Broadway.

    Local Color Irvin S. Cobb
  • It is an order on the safety-deposit 236 people in Louisville to open my vault to the bearer.

  • You remember how he robbed the safety-deposit boxes of the National Trust, dont you?

    The Black Star Johnston McCulley
  • "I want to change my password," said the man who had for two years rented a safety-deposit box.

    Toaster's Handbook Peggy Edmund and Harold W. Williams, compilers
  • But boiled down and skimmed, it was all about how I was a kind of safety-deposit vault for everything he had to live for.

    Shorty McCabe Sewell Ford
  • From the safety-deposit vault Bucky drew a large package wrapped in yellow paper.

    Crooked Trails and Straight William MacLeod Raine
  • I remember she told Graham the key was down in the safety-deposit box at the bank.

    Highacres Jane Abbott
  • Scattergood took possession of this sentence and placed it in the safety-deposit box of his memory.

    Scattergood Baines Clarence Budington Kelland

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