Sentence Examples


  • Of solid brickwork set in clay a massive stone coffer was found lying due magnetic north and south.
  • 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.
  • It is only the great solidity of this coffer which has preserved the contents.
  • Mr Peppe presented the coffer and vases with specimens of the jewelry to the museum at Calcutta where they still are.
  • 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.