mite box


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Noun1.mite box - box for collecting alms, especially one in a churchmite box - box for collecting alms, especially one in a church
box - a (usually rectangular) container; may have a lid; "he rummaged through a box of spare parts"
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My principal recollection is of the little pyramidal mite boxes into which we put our pennies and nickels for Sunday school.
The SBC recommended the use of mite boxes as early as 1874 (SBC Annual, 1874, 71), but the WMU systematized their use.