poorbox


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poorbox

(pʊəbɒks) or

poor box

n
(Social Welfare) a box, esp one in a church, used for the collection of alms or money for the poor
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I'll lay a decent wager that none of his confreres will have mentioned that he's an embarrassment nor added that, should the poorbox go missing, Taylor will be first frisked.
Moreover, these "dolls" are going to grow up to be toddlers, schoolchildren and teenagers who are going to need a lot more than a few pounds from the Cardinal's poorbox to support them.