money-box


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money-box

[ˈmʌnɪbɒks] nsalvadanaio

money

(ˈmani) noun
coins or banknotes used in trading. Have you any money in your purse?; The desire for money is a cause of much unhappiness.
ˈmoney-box noun
a box for saving money in.
ˈmoneylender noun
a person who lends money and charges interest.
lose/make money
to make a loss or a profit. This film is making a lot of money in America.
References in classic literature ?
Sleary himself, a stout modern statue with a money-box at its elbow, in an ecclesiastical niche of early Gothic architecture, took the money.
But there was no money-box. The lads searched and re- searched this place, but in vain.
I bought the bouquet: and the little boy, after popping the halfpenny into his mouth, turned head-over-heels, as if to ascertain whether the human mouth is really adapted to serve as a money-box.