from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Safe enough to store valuables securely
  • n. A safe-deposit box

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Providing safe storage for valuables of any kind, such as bullion, bonds, documents, etc.: as, a safe-deposit company; safe-deposit vaults.

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

  • n. a fireproof metal strongbox (usually in a bank) for storing valuables


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