verb (used with object)
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Origin of coffer
OTHER WORDS FROM coffercof·fer·like, adjective
Words nearby coffer
Example sentences from the Web for coffer
Since the 1940s, advertisers have filled TV networks’ coffers in exchange for the opportunity to put their messages in front of huge audiences of potential consumers.
Kentucky, Montana, Vermont, and West Virginia have announced they’ll throw in an additional $100 per week from their own coffers, raising the enhanced benefit to $400 per week.Federal money for the $300 enhanced unemployment benefit is running out. Here’s what to know|Lance Lambert|September 7, 2020|Fortune
That’s not money that goes to our coffers, nor is it money that goes to our profits.Will a Covid-19 Vaccine Change the Future of Medical Research? (Ep. 430)|Stephen J. Dubner|August 27, 2020|Freakonomics
It’s up to the City Council to make policy changes that allow money to flow easily from city coffers to communities of concern.Environment Report: Size Doesn’t Always Matter Under New Parks Plan|MacKenzie Elmer|July 13, 2020|Voice of San Diego
Randolph had been stirring the story of Lethingtons opening the coffer in a green cover, in the autumn of 1570.The Mystery of Mary Stuart|Andrew Lang
Willie gives the key of his coffer to his man, and bids him tell his mother that his horse has slain him.
The word “coffer” is properly applied to a chest which was intended for the safe keeping of valuables.
You can make use of all in this coffer; when it is empty it will fill itself again—it is a secret.The Princess of Bagdad|Alexandre Dumas
With a hollow groan he fell forward over the coffer, striking his head upon the floor.Ponce de Leon|William Pilling
British Dictionary definitions for coffer
- short for cofferdam
- a recessed panel in a concrete, metal, or timber soffit