coffer coffer  /ˈkɔ fər/


  1. (n) an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
  2. (n) a chest especially for storing valuables



  1. And the timing of its coffer-filling exercise couldnt be better.
  2. Kauffman is by far Kansas City's biggest coffer, accounting for roughly one-third of foundation assets in the metropolitan area.
  3. They have raided every coffer they got near from pension funds to entire industries.


  • McIlhinney pulls in nearly $50K from beer distributors, unions

    HARRISBURG — State Sen. Chuck McIlhinney’s plan to modernize the state liquor system may be drying up, but the Bucks County Republican’s campaign coffer has been filled by those with a stake in Pennsy
    on July 2, 2013     Source: The Intelligencer

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  1. "In the coming year, we should reap more blessings from our growing economy and national coffer," Arroyo said.
    on Dec 27, 2007 By: President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo Source: Forbes

  2. "The Madhu Koda government is protecting the corrupt officials in the state and the ministers are involved in the plunder of the state coffer," said Munda in his speech.
    on Feb 27, 2008 By: Arjun Munda Source: (blog)

  3. "Largely French-speaking Brussels is uncoupled from the Flemish point of view. We have decided to isolate the city in a sort of coffer and Flemish parties have never accepted that the capital should be so French-dominated while the country as a...
    on Nov 6, 2007 By: Olivier Maingain Source:

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