More Bodies Found Behind Bank Till

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Could anyone tell me what the following headline means?


More Bodies Found Behind Bank Till

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Unfortunately, I have been unable to find a definition for bank till.
 

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till = until?
Or till = where the shop assistant / bank clerk puts the money handed in by customers.
 

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till3 (tl)
n.
1. A drawer, small chest, or compartment for money, as in a store.
2. A supply of money; a purse.

Source: The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
Copyright © 2000 by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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till

\Till\, n. 1. (Geol.) A deposit of clay, sand, and gravel, without lamination, formed in a glacier valley by means of the waters derived from the melting glaciers; -- sometimes applied to alluvium of an upper river terrace, when not laminated, and appearing as if formed in the same manner.

2. A kind of coarse, obdurate land. --Loudon.


Source: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, © 1996, 1998 MICRA, Inc.
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The headline was, supposedly: "More Bodies Found Behind Bank Till".
 

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What do you call the machines in shops and banks for keeping money? In BE, they're tills. ;-)
 

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tdol said:
What do you call the machines in shops and banks for keeping money? In BE, they're tills. ;-)

In AE they are also called tills, but you don't bury bodies behind them. For one thing, they aren't stationary.
 

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I'd like to read on to find out what happened next. ;-))
 

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tdol said:
I'd like to read on to find out what happened next. ;-))

To find out what happened after they found the bodies?
 

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It calls for the mystery to be solved. ;-)
 
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