1) A ventilated chest or cupboard for protecting provisions from insects, etc. It was not a cheap item.
1621 A safe keeper for meate and a keeper for glasse, 33s 4d, Slaidburn
1644 one Presse & a Safe xxxs, Lepton
1667 In the Buttry: one safe Ł1 6 8, North Bierley
1701 One great safe or Cupboard 10s, Elland.