Definition of Deedbox
1. Noun. A strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked.
Generic synonyms: Box
Specialized synonyms: Cashbox, Money Box, Till, Safe, Deposit Box, Lockbox, Safe-deposit, Safe-deposit Box, Safety Deposit Box, Safety-deposit
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Literary usage of Deedbox
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1900)
"Memory groaned and shifted his head from the Mudge Estate deedbox (which had grown hard to the feel) to that containing the archives affecting Sir F. and ..."
2. Greatest Short Stories (1915)
"... relighting three as two more vanished by the fireplace, and then, perceiving a better way, I dropped matches on the iron-bound deedbox in the corner, ..."
3. Great Short Stories: A New Collection of Famous Examples from the by William Patten, Broughton Brandenburg, P.F. Collier & Son Corporation (1906)
"... deedbox in the corner, and caught up the bedroom candlestick. With this I avoided the delay of striking matches, but for all that the steady process of ..."
4. Report on Manuscripts in Various Collections by Great Britain (1907)
"In a deedbox in the Registry, marked Ancient Documents, are several volumes, including a thin quarto book entitled EXCERPTA EX REGISTRIS VETERIBUS, ..."