safety-deposit

Definitions

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

In literature:

Deposited at the hotel in safety, we handed the driver seventy-five cents and were astonished at having fifty cents returned.
"The World As I Have Found It" by Mary L. Day Arms
About all she's omitted is lockin' Vee in a safety deposit vault and forgettin' the combination.
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
The new business combined banking and real-estate, and the banking department even maintained a small safety-deposit vault.
"On the Stairs" by Henry B. Fuller
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" by Sewell Ford
It was the common treasury for all Asia; all nations deposited their treasures there for safety, and the world wondered at its riches.
"Saronia" by Richard Short
From the safety-deposit vault Bucky drew a large package wrapped in yellow paper.
"Crooked Trails and Straight" by William MacLeod Raine
I deposited my load in safety on the high land just as it swept past us.
"The Johnstown Horror" by James Herbert Walker
Meanwhile the Consulate had received many valuables, deposited there for safety.
"As I Remember" by Marian Gouverneur
An hour later they were in the safety-deposit vault of Mrs. A. J.
"Mrs. Raffles" by John Kendrick Bangs
Beneath us were the Consolidated Safety Deposit vaults.
"The Social Gangster" by Arthur B. Reeve
It is an order on the safety-deposit people in Louisville to open my vault to the bearer.
"The Law of Hemlock Mountain" by Hugh Lundsford
Besides ours, in which were to be deposited the stores for greater safety, there were to be two of smaller size for the men.
"The Perils and Adventures of Harry Skipwith" by W.H.G. Kingston
Naturally, therefore, the demand for great safety of savings deposits played an important part in the discussion.
"Readings in Money and Banking" by Chester Arthur Phillips
They were deposited in convents and in other places of safety.
"The Discovery of America by the Northmen, 985-1015" by Edmund Farwell Slafter
These I have in a safety-deposit company.
"Sons and Fathers" by Harry Stillwell Edwards
They ordered further, that when sealed, the document should be deposited for safety in the house of a lawyer.
"The Strange Story Book" by Mrs. Andrew Lang
It was made in safety; in a few moments Al had deposited the girl in a carriage which had been in waiting for him.
"Ahead of the Show" by Fred Thorpe
She was a married woman, and her husband had apparently deposited her in safety, but only paid twopence!
"Glimpses into the Abyss" by Mary Higgs
Edward II., discreetly constructed a place for personal safety, and for deposit of their principal treasures.
"Lancashire" by Leo H. (Leo Hartley) Grindon
I deposited my load in safety on the high land just as it swept past us.
"History of the Johnstown Flood" by Willis Fletcher Johnson
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In news:

First Foundation Bank leverages Sage's SalesLogix customer relationship management system to find investors seeking the safety of bank deposits.
The pace of deposit growth has slowed enough to suggest the "flight to safety" bankers spoke of in the past two years may be easing from a sprint to a trot.
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In science:

However a 1 kW/cm2 limit is set on the deposited power as a safety margin.
Intense Source of Slow Positrons
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