Definitions for war chest
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
money set aside for a particular purpose, as a political campaign.
Origin of war chest:
a fund accumulated to finance a war (or a political campaign)
A fund to finance a war
A fund for some special purpose, such as a political campaign
In arms and armor, a war chest is a container for the personal weapons and protective gear of a citizen-soldier, kept in the household, and is the origin of the term.
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