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  • n. Alternative form of piggy bank.


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  • Mrs Philocrites observes that this act of faithful stewardship is also a way to put the parish's money somewhere other than the Archdiocesan piggybank, which is still trying to cover millions of dollars in settlements with the victims of clergy sexual abuse.

    Philocrites: Parting gifts.

  • Also putting rather large dents in my piggybank were a II+, and a IIe.


  • One official described the lender as a "piggybank" for people with ties to the Karzai administration, citing the bank's numerous loans many made off-the-books to its shareholders and politically connected Afghans

    U.S. Presses for Kabul Bank Probe

  • Sitting at the head of a wooden picnic table in his cabinet room, Brown called the redevelopment agencies a "piggybank" that the state needs to crack open to fund education and local services as California grapples with a $25.4-billion deficit over the next 18 months. - News

  • The state's biggest asset -- its $129 billion pension fund -- was turned into a "piggybank" for Morris, "political allies and other friends," Cuomo said. RSS Feed

  • He noted that one cannot allow Japan Post savings to be used as a 'piggybank' for the Gov't spending and it was proper for Japan Post to reduce investment in JGBs | | ECB Oct Bank lending survey highlighted that banks tightened credit standards less aggressively in Q3.

  • One of the things the committee already does is offer a “welcome basket” to new families that includes Shabbat candles, a tzedaka box a piggybank for charity, a gift certificate to a kosher bakery, and a bottle of kosher wine.

    American Grace

  • More than one child at his school approached me, together with their parents, to give me change from their piggybank.

    Vivian Glyck: Notes From Uganda: A Win, Win, Win for Kids!

  • I took dimes from my piggybank to put into an envelope each Sunday to support the church, the children's home orphanage and world-wide mission work.

    The Old Denominations Delivered

  • Since the financial crisis erupted, millions of Americans have ditched their credit cards, accelerated mortgage payments and cut off credit lines that during the good times were used like a bottomless piggybank.

    Spenders Become Savers, Hurting Recovery


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