coffer

All Noun
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  • The money she had already spent he had replaced out of his own coffers. Cited from The Bride Of The Nile, by Georg Ebers, v2
  • By his side lay a little coffer and a staff, like his own. Cited from Paul the Minstrel and Other Stories, by Arthur Christopher Benson
  • When he came back he had a coffer in his hands that seemed to be heavy. Cited from The Lost Treasure of Trevlyn, by Evelyn Everett-Green
  • All the money which he had raised from their coffers had been spent for their protection. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1555-59 by Motley
  • Was ever man the better for having coffers full of gold? Cited from The Ethics of the Dust, by John Ruskin
  • The two coffers were thus most probably never lowered into place and put into use.
  • The town has a primary school maintained by the coffers of the town.
  • He sold every one and put gold in his coffers. Cited from Love Me Little, Love Me Long,by Charles Reade
  • Now she could almost supply Ohio and still have enough to fill her own coffers. Cited from Remarks, by Bill Nye
  • His coffers were exhausted, and his army for the most part went home. Cited from The History of England, by T.F. Tout
  • And for she had no coffer to keep it in, she put it in the earth. Cited from Chronicle and Romance (The Harvard Classics Series), by Various
  • When you are thirty years old there will be few with heavier coffers. Cited from The Golden Censer, by John McGovern
  • It would seem as if he only thought of filling the coffers of himself and his friends. Cited from Saint Augustin, by Louis Bertrand
  • She found a strange small coffer on the top of her own treasures. Cited from The Lady of Fort St. John, by Mary Hartwell Catherwood
  • And he brought something from the house in a coffer of wood, and kept it under his coat. Cited from Old Peter's Russian Tales, by Arthur Ransome
  • "Would you like to have me carry your coffer for you?" Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • Now, the coffer was too small to contain a body; therefore it contained money. Cited from Les Miserables, by Victor Hugo
  • Such payments, therefore, only put into one coffer what had the moment before been taken out of another. Cited from Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith
  • They had not even taken the precaution to close his coffers against himself. Cited from The Roman Question, by Edmond About
  • In fact, a considerable portion of the money was being returned directly to the party's coffers.
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Meaning of coffer

  • noun An ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
  • noun A chest especially for storing valuables