American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A stoutly made box or safe in which valuables are deposited.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A box of rigid and durable construction fitted with a lock, used for the purpose of protecting valuable items, such as jewelry or money.
- n. a strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked
“The strongbox is not large enough that a computer fit in it. (old English) the strongbox is not large enough that a computer would fit in it. (new English)”
“Curled on the lid of the strongbox was a jet rosary, its small crucifix shining in the moonlight.”
“Inside the strongbox were the stolen secrets of the Meddlers: the answers he’d been seeking since he’d woken, devoid of memory, in an entombed city months before.”
“Child, knowledge is a treasury and your heart its strongbox.”
“At that time Allison was performing with his group "Man Size Safe," a tongue in cheek reference to a strongbox reportedly kept in then Vice President Dick Cheney's office.”
“And marriage IS that strongbox that protects those within it from the outside ...”
“The trio searches a visually sumptuous Southwest for a strongbox containing $200,000 in gold.”
“Then, on the approaches to the ground, a group of young men up ahead snatched the takings from a smallholder and ran away with his strongbox.”
“The stuff in that strongbox was stolen from Umber in the first place.”
“He brought a strongbox that must contain your archives.”
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