safe-deposit box

safe–deposit box


: a strong metal box in a bank that has a lock and that is used to store money or other valuable things

Full Definition of SAFE-DEPOSIT BOX

:  a box (as in the vault of a bank) for safe storage of valuables —called also safety-deposit box

First Known Use of SAFE-DEPOSIT BOX



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