Definitions

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  • n. Alternative spelling of cashbox.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Reaching under the rear corner of the mats, he drew forth a large cash-box.

    THE FEATHERS OF THE SUN

  • Grief made no reply, and the other busied himself in attempting to unlock a large and much-dented cash-box.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • Griffiths, with an oath of irritation, carried the cash-box to the companion — steps for better light.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • Jacobsen, he said, will you open the cash-box and pay this — this bloodsucker — twelve hundred pounds?

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • Mrs. Rummel: Because something was discovered afterwards that was nearly as bad; just think — he had been making free with the cash-box ...

    Pillars of Society

  • What about if it is a one-man operation as opposed to a place with a cook and a vegetable chopper and another person who handles the cash-box?

    Who and When to tip?

  • They throw themselves into the clutches of the old-clothes buyer, and sell exquisite jewels for a mere song; they run into debt, expressly to keep up a spurious luxury, in the hope of recovering what they have lost — a cash-box to draw upon.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • The Baron took all the thousand-franc notes out of his private cash-box — a sum sufficient to make the whole village happy, fifty-five thousand francs — and stuffed them into the pocket of his coat.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • However, feeling confident of the attractions of his cash-box and the soothing documents signed Garat, he rang for his man and told him in inquire for the repulsive widow in the Rue Saint – Marc, and desire her to come to see him.

    Scenes from a Courtesan's Life

  • This “dot” made only a small hole in his cash-box, the value of money being then very low.

    Modeste Mignon

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