safety deposit box

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n safety deposit box a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables
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Usage

In literature:

As though by magic, money began hunting dark holes in stockings and cellars and safety-deposit boxes.
"Quiet Talks with World Winners" by S. D. Gordon
Lucky I forgot and left it in my pocket after I took it out of the safety deposit box.
"Honey-Sweet" by Edna Turpin
What is in those safety-deposit boxes?
"Quiet Talks on Following the Christ" by S. D. Gordon
First, I'll ask you to hand over the key to that safety-deposit box you've got in Mr. Grierson's bank.
"The Price" by Francis Lynde
Get stuff that you can put in the green box in the safety deposit vault and not have to worry about.
"Dollars and Sense" by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
The package was found by his executor sealed in a safety deposit box.
"The Pirate of Panama" by William MacLeod Raine
I remember she told Graham the key was down in the safety-deposit box at the bank.
"Highacres" by Jane Abbott
Until it is in the safety deposit box at the bank, I've not kept faith with Dad.
"The Merriweather Girls and the Mystery of the Queen's Fan" by Lizette M. Edholm
But she had no box in the safety deposit vault, and she had deposited nothing save money.
"Ashton-Kirk, Criminologist" by John T. McIntyre
She had a safety deposit box under a false name.
"The Old Die Rich" by Horace Leonard Gold
Put it in a safety deposit box.
"The Handbook of Conundrums" by Edith B. Ordway
You remember how he robbed the safety-deposit boxes of the National Trust, don't you?
"The Black Star" by Johnston McCulley
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