buffet

See COURT CUPBOARD

buffet

[n] - a meal set out on a buffet at which guests help themselves 2. [n] - a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room 3. [v] - strike against forcefully 4. [v] - strike, beat repeatedly
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Buffet

Buf·fet' (bof*fā') noun [ French buffet , Late Latin bufetum ; of uncertain origin; perhaps from the same source as English buffet a blow, the root meaning to puff , hence (cf. puffed up ) the idea of ostentation or display.] 1. A cupboard or set of s...
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Buffet

Buf'fet (bŭf'fĕt) noun [ Middle English buffet , boffet , Old French buffet a slap in the face, a pair of bellows, from buffe blow, confer French bouffer to blow, puff; probably akin to English puff . For the meaning slap , blow ,...
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Buffet

Buf'fet transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Buffeted ; present participle & verbal noun Buffeting .] [ Middle English buffeten , Old French buffeter . See the preceding noun.] 1. To strike with the hand or...
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Buffet

Buf'fet intransitive verb 1. To exercise or play at boxing; to strike; to smite; to strive; to contend. « If I might buffet for my love, or bound my horse for her favors, I could lay on like a butcher. Shak. » 2. To make one's way by blows or struggling. &#x...
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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. 'Not when a gilt buffet's reflected pride Turns you from sound philosophy aside.' (Pope) ... 2. A counter for refreshments; a restaurant at a railroad station, or place of public gathering. ... Origin: F. Buffet, LL. Bu...
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buffet

counter 4 sideboard noun a piece of furniture that stands at the side of a dining room; has shelves and drawers
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Buffet

• (v. i.) A small stool; a stool for a buffet or counter. • (v. i.) To exercise or play at boxing; to strike; to smite; to strive; to contend. • (n.) A counter for refreshments; a restaurant at a railroad station, or place of public gathering. • (v. t.) To strike with the hand or fist; to box; to beat; to cuff; to slap. • (...
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Buffet

A sideboard without a hutch or storage cabinet on top.
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Buffet

A buffet is properly a cupboard, sideboard, or closet used to hold china, crystal, plate, and the like. The word is also very commonly applied to the space set apart for refreshments in public places, and to a spread of food from which diners serve themselves to a selection before going to eat elsewhere, as distinct from having the food laid out on...
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buffet

The forerunner of the sideboard, dating from the 16thC. It consists of two open shelves, sometimes with a small central cupboard in the upper tier. Court cupboards were popular again in the gothic revival of the early 19thC. See also court cupboard
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buffet

low stool; a footstool. Now only Scottish and Northern English dialect. In the 15th century described as a three-legged stool, but now denoting in north of England a low stool of any kind. (Also buffett).
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Buffet

A sideboard used in the dining area for serving food or the storage of silverware and dishes.
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Buffet

A buffet (ˈbʊfeɪ in UK, bʉˈfeɪ in US, from sideboard) is a system of serving meals in which food is placed in a public area where the diners generally serve themselves. Buffets are offered at various places including hotels, restaurants and many social events. Buffet restaurants typically offer all-you-can-eat food for a set price. Buffets u...
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Buffet

A vast array of hot and cold foods, often elaborately garnished.
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