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Definition of Buffet


  1. A cupboard or set of shelves, either movable or fixed at one side of a room, for the display of plate, china, etc., a sideboard.
  2. A counter for refreshments; a restaurant at a railroad station, or place of public gathering.
  3. A blow with the hand; a slap on the face; a cuff.
  4. A blow from any source, or that which affects like a blow, as the violence of winds or waves; a stroke; an adverse action; an affliction; a trial; adversity.
  5. A small stool; a stool for a buffet or counter.
  6. To strike with the hand or fist; to box; to beat; to cuff; to slap.
  7. To affect as with blows; to strike repeatedly; to strive with or contend against; as, to buffet the billows.
  8. To deaden the sound of (bells) by muffling the clapper.
  9. To exercise or play at boxing; to strike; to smite; to strive; to contend.
  10. To make one's way by blows or struggling.
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Buffet Translations

buffet in Danish is buffet
buffet in Dutch is tapkast, bar, buffet
buffet in Finnish is tarjoiluhuone
buffet in French is bar, buffet
buffet in German is Buffet, Puff, hin und herwerfen, Schlag
buffet in Latin is plaga
buffet in Norwegian is bar
buffet in Portuguese is bufete
buffet in Spanish is bar