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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A chest especially for storing valuables; An ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome.

Usage examples (32)
  • It's no secret the lion's share of the money in King's campaign coffer comes from the electric industry.
  • The first of three dome-like structures, known as coffer dams, has been completed.
  • There were a few tall Stuart chairs and a carved oak coffer.
  • And for she had no coffer to keep it in, she put it in the earth. for more
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  • The "cougher" (one who coughs) could not open the "coffer" (treasury, strong box) until he stopped coughing.
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