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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

safe′-depos`it box`(n.)

  1. a lockable metal box or drawer, esp. in a bank vault, for storing valuable items. Also called safe′ty-depos`it box`.

    Category: Common Vocabulary

Origin of safe-deposit box:

1880–85, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. safe-deposit, safe-deposit box, safety-deposit, safety deposit box, deposit box, lockbox(noun)

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


  1. safe-deposit box(Noun)

    A fireproof metal box, stored in a secure vault, for holding personal valuables


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