Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A money-box, especially of earthenware, from which coins can be taken only by breaking the vessel.

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Examples

  • Tevez can be expected to play on, with maximum commitment, as he always has, in Buenos Aires, São Paulo, West Ham, or in the rain and Premier League money-pot of Manchester – whoever has "owned" him.

    Carlos Tevez: The billionaires' fight over his ownership revealed | David Conn

  • When he put together one thing and another, he considered it almost certain that Ben had flung away among the lot no mere honey-pot, but perhaps indeed a money-pot: Burke hadn't half the cunning of a child; more fool he, and maybe so much the better for me, thought money-bitten, selfish Roger.

    The Complete Prose Works of Martin Farquhar Tupper

  • A nice lake, birds are flying, two boats, two people, two opponents, both bet money, both want to get as much fish (in weight) in the boat without exceeding the weight-limit of the boat to get the money-pot!!!

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