buffet

Definition: a blow, as with the hand or fist

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Pierrette - By Honor
...Il y a sur ce buffet deux grandes lampes semblables à celles qui parent le comptoir des célèbres restaurants ....
T. Tembarom - By Frances Hodgson Burnett, Charles S. Chapman
...And to have an easy-chair and cushions, and actually a buffet brought for my feet ! "...
Mary of Burgundy - By George Payne Rainsford James
...ago, when the people of Ghent were pressing boldly round the duke, and shouting for their privileges, I saw this Imbercourt give a contemptuous buffet to a man who had caught him by the robe ....
Hugo - By Arnold Bennett
...The girls behind the buffet remained nobly at their posts, but the situation had outgrown their experience ....
"Miss Civilization" - By Richard Harding Davis
...Against the right wall is a buffet on which is set a tea caddy, toast rack, and tea kettle ....
Author's Digest - By Rossiter Johnson
...When King Pellinore espied that his horse was slain, lightly he leapt from his horse and pulled out his sword, and put his shield afore him, and said : `` Knight, keep well thy head, for thou shalt have a buffet for the slaying of my horse . "...
The Party, and Other Stories - By Anton Pavlovich Chekhov, Constance Black Garnett
...When they passed the buffet Anna had a great longing for something sweet; she was fond of chocolate and apple cakes, but she had no money, and she did not like to ask her husband ....
Jacqueline - By Th. Bentzon
...`` Mademoiselle Jacqueline, " said the newcomer, `` Madame de Villegry has sent me to beg you to help her at the buffet ....
Emma - By Jane Austen
...Mrs. and Miss Bates occupied the drawing-room floor; and there, in the very moderate-sized apartment, which was every thing to them, the visitors were most cordially and even gratefully welcomed; the quiet neat old lady, who with her knitting was seated in the wannest corner, wanting even to give up her place to Miss Woodhouse, and her more active, talking daughter, almost ready to overpower them with care and kindness, thanks for their visit, solicitude for their shoes, anxious inquiries after Mr. Woodhouse 's health, cheerful communications about her mother 's, and sweet-cake from the buffet :--' Mrs. Cole had just been there, just called in for ten minutes, and had been so good as to sit an hour with them, and she had taken a piece of cake, and been so kind as to say she liked it very much; and, therefore, she hoped Miss Woodhouse and Miss Smith would do them the favor to eat a piece too . '...
Kim - By Rudyard Kipling
...In my own hills, on the edge of my own country, in the very place of my evil desire, comes the buffet--here ! '...
A Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court - By Mark Twain, William Naill Otto
...For a while the enemy came thick and fast; but no matter, the head man of each procession always got a buffet that dislodged him as soon as he came in reach ....
The Mayor of Casterbridge - By Thomas Hardy
...Over the pavement on the sunny side of the way hung shopblinds so constructed as to give the passenger 's hat a smart buffet off his head, as from the unseen hands of Cranstoun 's Goblin Page, celebrated in romantic lore ....
Kidnapped - By Robert Louis Stevenson
...thinks I to myself, " I have a better taunt in readiness; when I lie down and die, you will feel it like a buffet in your face; ah, what a revenge !...