How to use Coffer in a sentence
It is only the great solidity of this coffer which has preserved the contents.
This was almost certainly the shock of an earthquake, and the same shock probably caused the split in the stone lid of the coffer itself.
Murad, who had returned to Brusa, crossed over to Biga, and sent on Haji Ilbeyi with io,000 men; these fell by night on the Servians and utterly routed them at a place still known as the " Servians' coffer."
A cover of one of the vases was found dislodged and lying on the bottom of the stone coffer.
Mr Peppe presented the coffer and vases with specimens of the jewelry to the museum at Calcutta where they still are.Advertisement
In September 1545 Tylcock was elected Junior Bailiff, and in October 1547 he contributed a shilling toward Dame Margaret Northern's coffer.
In September 1545 Tylcock was elected Junior Bailiff, and in October 1547 he contributed a shilling toward Dame Margaret Northern 's coffer.
The work included a massive new concrete foundation, hence the necessity to build the coffer dam.
The pieces were thus firmly held in their place, and the contents of the coffer were found intact.
Cotgrave translates bougette " a little coffer or trunk.Advertisement
The stone lid of the coffer was split into four pieces; but the coffer remained perfectly closed, so accurately was the lid fitted into flanges on the sides of the box.
At Silver Islet, Lake Superior, mining was successfully carried on for years under the protection of a coffer dam and an arch of rich silver ore less than 20 ft.
In the 3rd century, under Gallienus and Probus, the city contained the chief imperial mint and treasury; and an engraved coffer, found in Croatia, dating from the 4th century, and representing the five foremost cities of the Empire, includes Siscia along with Rome, Byzantium, Carthage and Nicomedia.