Definition of Deposit box
1. Noun. A fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables.
Generic synonyms: Deedbox, Strongbox
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Deposit Box
Literary usage of Deposit box
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Annotated Cases, American and English by H Noyes Greene, William Mark McKinney, David Shephard Garland (1918)
"Safe Deposit — Liability of Lessor of Safe deposit box. A bailee, without any special contract to such effect, is bound to use ordinary care in keeping the ..."
2. A Treatise on the Law of Inheritance Taxation: With Practice and Forms by Lafayette Blanchard Gleason, Alexander Otis (1917)
"The Safe deposit box. a. COMPTROLLER MAY INSPECT. The statutes of all the states where there are large cities require notice to the comptroller or tax ..."
3. Supreme Court Reporter by Robert Desty, United States Supreme Court, West Publishing Company (1914)
"Prohibiting a safe deposit company from permitting the removal of the contents of a safe deposit box after the death oí the renter, whether standing solely ..."
4. International Library of Technology: A Series of Textbooks for Persons by International Textbook Company (1905)
"The Cost of One Good Smoke Each week will pay for a safe-deposit box. ... No Safe So Safe As a safe-deposit box at the Union Bank of Savings. ..."
5. New York Annotated Cases: Selected from the Current Decisions of the New by Wayland Everett Benjamin, James Gereau Greene, Cyrus W. Phillips (1896)
"Safe deposit box ; title to contents ; joint rental. ... Where a daughter rented a safe deposit box in the name of herself or her mother, but the daughter ..."