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a box or container for money, especially with compartments for coins and bills of different denominations.
Historical Examples

The safe was not opened, the cashbox was closed, and had three thousand dollars in it.
The Tragedy of Pudd’nhead Wilson Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)

There in the summer-house he found the Major, who meanwhile had fetched his cashbox from the house and locked the chart up in it.
Poison Island Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)

Lucien heard a sound as of coins dropping into a cashbox, and the veteran began to make up his books for the day.
A Distinguished Provincial at Paris Honore de Balzac

He became profligate, got drunk at alehouses, sold his master’s property to get money, or stole it out of the cashbox.
Bunyan James Anthony Froude

I should have begged you to call again tomorrow, for, at this late hour, my cashbox is closed.
The Adventurers Gustave Aimard

I put on my cloak, took some money which was my own out of my cashbox, and at half-past twelve heard the mail-coach approaching.
The Autobiography of Mark Rutherford Mark Rutherford

He was counting rents in his cashbox in the front parlour, and she had come to him, and was leaning over his shoulder.
Helen with the High Hand (2nd ed.) Arnold Bennett

Then she rummaged in the box—seemingly beneath a lot of rubbish that filled it, and drew forth a japanned box—like a cashbox.
Ruth Fielding and the Gypsies Alice B. Emerson

For some seconds all the girls gazed spellbound at the frozen figure in the cashbox.
A Bed of Roses W. L. George

But she did not say anything then to Helen about the pearl necklace, and the cashbox of Queen Zelaya.
Ruth Fielding and the Gypsies Alice B. Emerson


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