(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. chest, coffer, safe. See receptacle.
(Roget's IV) n.
Syn. box, coffer, cashbox, depository; see safe , vault 2 .
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus) n.
safe, chest, lockbox, coffer, vault.

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  • strongbox — UK [ˈstrɒŋˌbɒks] / US [ˈstrɔŋˌbɑks] noun [countable] Word forms strongbox : singular strongbox plural strongboxes a box that can be locked to keep money or other important things safe inside …   English dictionary

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  • strongbox — noun Date: 1684 a strongly made chest or case for money or valuables …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • strongbox — /strawng boks , strong /, n. a strongly made, lockable box or chest for safeguarding valuable possessions, as money, jewels, or documents. [1675 85; STRONG + BOX1] * * * …   Universalium

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