What does the word vault mean?

Usage examples for vault

  1. A murmur arose from the stampeders when he left his box and walked to the vault. – A Canadian Bankclerk by J. P. Buschlen
  2. Then she remembered the horrible vision of the night, and she looked anxiously towards the door of the vault. – Cruel As The Grave by Mrs. Emma D. E. N. Southworth
  3. If you will accompany me below, I will undertake to gain access to the pie vault, return this pie to its proper place, and hand you, at the foot of the ladder, an apple- pie in place of it. – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson