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synonyms for coffers

  • exchequer
  • treasury
  • war chest
  • case
  • casket
  • chest
  • repository
  • strongbox
  • treasure chest
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How to use coffers in a sentence

Railway expectations ran high; immense traffic receipts, sorely needed, ought to have swelled the coffers of the companies.
FIFTY YEARS OF RAILWAY LIFE IN ENGLAND, SCOTLAND AND IRELANDJOSEPH TATLOW
The grateful cowmen should throw at least another five thousand into ye editor's coffers.
MYSTERY RANCHARTHUR CHAPMAN
Before these marvels, where shone all the gold of his coffers, the Nabob had a sudden feeling of admiration and of pride.
THE NABOBALPHONSE DAUDET
We must allow that the saddles were not paid for, and that the coffers were empty, but still it made a magnificent effect.
CHICOT THE JESTERALEXANDRE DUMAS, PERE
Three coffers whose depth is not known: the coffers of a chieftain, of the Church, of a privileged poet.
ANCIENT IRISH POETRYVARIOUS
Of his own gold he was liberal, but he respected the coffers of his creditors.
MY RECOLLECTIONS OF LORD BYRONTERESA GUICCIOLI
How many girls and boys are sacrificed yearly to fill the saloonkeepers' coffers and fill up hell?
PRISONS AND PRAYER: OR A LABOR OF LOVEELIZABETH RYDER WHEATON
People came out with chairs or coffers on their heads, bearing them away quickly lest their claim should be disputed.
THE MAKING OF A SAINTWILLIAM SOMERSET MAUGHAM
Cond and Coligny set the example by giving up their plate to replenish the empty coffers of the army.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
Millions roll into their coffers while they sleep, and they are oppressed by the burden of responsibilities.
THE COMMON SENSE OF SOCIALISMJOHN SPARGO
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WORDS RELATED TO COFFERS

  • coffers
  • exchequer
  • funds
  • gift
  • means
  • money
  • present
  • prize
  • resources
  • reward
  • stake
  • treasury
  • wealth
  • wherewithal
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.