a box, especially in a church, into which contributions for the poor can be dropped.
a box, esp one in a church, used for the collection of alms or money for the poor
noun 1. Southern U.S. (chiefly Gulf States) . a hero sandwich. noun phrase A very large sandwich; Dagwood, hero sandwich [1921+; coined and invented by Clovis and Benjamin Martin, who opened a New Orleans restaurant in 1921]
- Poor-boy it
verb phrase To be forced to impoverished extremities; be severely deprived: We’re poor-boying it in Criminal Court (1970s+)
noun 1. a snug-fitting, pullover sweater with ribbing on both the body and sleeves, worn by girls and women.
- Poor deck
Related Terms deal someone a poor deck