Coffer sentence example
- 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."
- 2 It was a name applied also to a leather-covered case or small coffer.
- A cover of one of the vases was found dislodged and lying on the bottom of the stone coffer.Advertisement
- Mr Peppe presented the coffer and vases with specimens of the jewelry to the museum at Calcutta where they still are.
- 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.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.
- 2 The coffer is of fine hard sandstone of superior quality, and has been hollowed out, at the cost of vast labour and expense, from a solid block of rock.
- (883 B.C.), containing a stone coffer or ark in which were two inscribed tables of alabaster of rectangular shape, as well as of a palace which had been destroyed by the Babylonians but restored by Shalmaneser II.
- Cotgrave translates bougette " a little coffer or trunk.
- 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.Advertisement
- 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.