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kaw fer

  • n  an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome
  • n  a chest especially for storing valuables

  • And the timing of its coffer-filling exercise couldnt be better.
  • In time she loses her three children to the war, yet she holds on to her wagon, which she drags behind her like a coffer (or coffin).
  • The utilitarian things are quite cost-effective, and then you have a little more in your coffer to be able to pick something that is unique or one-off, Ms.
Quotes

  • President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo in Forbes
    In the coming year, we should reap more blessings from our growing economy and national coffer,Arroyo said.
  • Arjun Munda in Thaindian.com (blog)
    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.
  • Wang Dong in Xinhua
    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... Olivier Maingain http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Olivier_Maingain&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNG4zrUWpHUNwOEqVN7Hl3fkwmZv1A Euronews.net http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.euronews.net/index.php%3Fpage%3Dinfo%26article%3D452470%26lng%3D1&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNGu26hKKgWcq2SjWFyvlFabGCFGrg Nov 6, 2007 19194 26926 cofferdam The water level of Hongze Lake is higher than the ground of the tomb. If the cofferdam was damaged, the tomb would be flooded," said Wang Dong, an official in charge of the tomb protection.

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