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a jar or other container for storing cookies.
such a container used for storing money.
have one’s hand in the cookie jar, Informal. to take or attempt to take advantage of one’s position by demanding or accepting favors or bribes:
They suspected the mayor’s assistant had his hand in the cookie jar.

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