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an ornamental sunken panel in a ceiling or dome

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a chest especially for storing valuables

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The blade was red, for the blood had become rust; after a momentary examination during which the queen became as white as the cloth which covered the altar on which she was leaning, he put it back into the coffer with an involuntary shudder.
Do you think," she said, with a ghastly smile, "that I shall be inclined to reopen this coffer to answer any future accusations?
Sir," replied the queen, closing the coffer and leaning her hand upon it, "if there is anything to be said, it is that I have always been ungrateful to the brave men who saved me -- that I have given nothing to that gallant officer, D'Artagnan, you were speaking of just now, but my hand to kiss and this diamond.
In two well-closed coffers, placed beneath the benches of the prow and the poop, Aramis found bread, biscuit, dried fruits, a quarter of bacon, a good provision of water in leathern bottles; the whole forming rations sufficient for people who did not mean to quit the coast, and would be able to revictual, if necessity commanded.
As he spoke thus, he took from the top of the coffer a phial filled with the powder which we have mentioned above), "here alone is light
The management would like to provide the following clarifications: The over topping of Coffer Dam occurred in the monsoons of 2016 and 2017 in PHPA II and not in PHPA I.
WAPDA was required to ensure a 1,514-foot coffer bund to facilitate the tunnel's construction.
With a view to carrying out construction work to modify the intake tunnel in accordance with its new design, a concrete coffer dam was built in the reservoir.
Contractor to be pursued for carrying out the work round-the-clock to attain maximum progress in the intake area before overlapping the coffer dam.
That target was determined as part of an East Building illumination scheme blending skylights and recessed fixtures above coffer beams.
Nick Coffer and son Archie on the book cover and his noodle soup recipe RECIPE OF THE WEEK From the Welsh Culinary Team Dion Jones, chef de partie at Carden Park hotel, Chester BOTTLED water importer turned cooking personality Nick Coffer has a recipe book out and a radio show on the go, yet only began imparting his culinary wisdom two years ago.
We milled a circular coffer from oak for the center of the ceiling and made that a feature.
Using cOffer, GSA can post solicitations and accept vendor proposals, including documentation, electronically.
His coach, John Tinkler, is understandably delighted at the progress Coffer has made in such a short period of time.