from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A box for receiving contributions of money for the poor, usually set at the entrance of a church.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun A receptacle in which money given for the poor is placed.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of poor box.

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

  • noun box for collecting alms, especially one in a church


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