strongbox

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noun strong·box \ˈstrȯŋ-ˌbäks\

Definition of strongbox

  1. :  a strongly made chest or case for money or valuables

Examples of strongbox in a sentence

  1. <keeps her jewelry in a strongbox>

1684

First Known Use of strongbox

1684


STRONGBOX Defined for English Language Learners

strongbox

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noun strong·box \ˈstrȯŋ-ˌbäks\

Definition of strongbox for English Language Learners

  • : a box that is usually made of metal, that can be locked, and that is used to keep money or valuable things



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