Definitions for war chest

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

war′ chest`(n.)

  1. money set aside for a particular purpose, as a political campaign.

Origin of war chest:

1900–05, Amer.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. war chest(noun)

    a fund accumulated to finance a war (or a political campaign)

Wiktionary

  1. war chest(Noun)

    A fund to finance a war

  2. war chest(Noun)

    A fund for some special purpose, such as a political campaign

Freebase

  1. War chest

    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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