Definition for coffered (2 of 2)
verb (used with object)
Origin of coffer
Related formscof·fer·like, adjective
Examples from the Web for coffered
It has been guessed that they formed centres for a coffered ceiling, and there is nothing to negative the conjecture.A History of Art in Chalda & Assyria, v. 1|Georges Perrot
The ceilings of the aisles are coffered and sustain heavy gold bosses, which enrich the gorgeous effect of their strong colour.Cathedral Cities of Italy|William Wiehe Collins
The church is an oblong hall about 135 feet long, including the chancel, by nearly 40 wide, roofed with a coffered barrel vault.
This vault, considerably lower than the passage arches, is semicircular and coffered.
From the coffered ceiling hangs the metal baldachin, like a precious lantern's chain without a lamp.An Artist's Letters From Japan|John La Farge
British Dictionary definitions for coffered
- short for cofferdam
- a recessed panel in a concrete, metal, or timber soffit