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Definition of "collection plate" [collection plate]

  • A plate or other container passed among the worshipers attending a Christian church service, into which donations of money are placed. (noun)

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Use "collection plate" in a sentence
  • "FRANKLIN and his compatriots were not so moved when, in the mid-1760s, the king and Parliament began to preach their own requirements and to pass the collection plate around for themselves."
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