A strongly made box for holding money or valuables; can be locked(noun)
WordNet. Princeton University. 2010.
Use "deedbox" in a sentence
"With a cry of terror I dashed at the alcove, then into the corner and then into the window, relighting three as two more vanished by the fireplace, and then, perceiving a better way, I dropped matches on the iron-bound deedbox in the corner, and caught up the bedroom candlestick."