verb (used with object)
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Origin of coffer
OTHER WORDS FROM coffercof·fer·like, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for coffer
Soon his coffers were overflowing with revenue from rubber, palm oil, and ivory.‘Argo’ in the Congo: The Ghosts of the Stanleyville Hostage Crisis|Nina Strochlic|November 23, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Five, the tens or arguably hundreds of millions of dollars in dark money that flowed from corporate sources into GOP coffers.
We on my side say: unionization, massive public investments, a tax rate that kept the coffers full, a few other things.
Unfortunately, the interim left the property operating at a loss, its coffers drained.
Here it seems like the politicians were trying to cement their power rather than to fill their coffers.A Mob-Defying Former Mayor Knows Why New Jersey Is So Corrupt|Burt Ross|February 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
In due course of time a fat check from Wilson finds its way into the coffers of the "Holy Moses" promoters.Twenty Years a Detective in the Wickedest City in the World|Clifton R. Wooldridge
You should find in the coffers of Malmaison twenty to twenty-five thousand pounds; you can take them to buy your plate and linen.Napoleon's Letters to Josephine|Henry Foljambe Hall
She soon became mistress of more gold than is to be found in the coffers of any king.Folk-Tales of Bengal|Lal Behari Day
The panels or coffers of a ceiling are by Vitruvius called lacunaria.
He died in the year 1344, leaving in his coffers a sum of eighteen millions of florins.Memoirs of Extraordinary Popular Delusions|Charles Mackay
British Dictionary definitions for coffer
- short for cofferdam
- a recessed panel in a concrete, metal, or timber soffit