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  • n. Alternative form of poor box.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A receptacle in which money given for the poor is placed.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A box for receiving contributions of money for the poor, usually set at the entrance of a church.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. box for collecting alms, especially one in a church

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