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cofferer Line breaks: cof|fer¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒfərə/

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Definition of cofferer in English:


One of the treasurers of the royal household.
Example sentences
  • He was cofferer to the king, treasurer of the wardrobe and afterwards clerk of the privy seal.
  • The messengers then came to Elizabeth, and told her that Mrs. Ashley and the cofferer were both secured and sent to the Tower.
  • Parry had been the cofferer in her household while in Seymour's care.

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