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 Meanings and Examples of BUFFET
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 n.  table with food set out for people to serve themselves
 n.  meal at which people help themselves to food that's been set out
Classic Sentence: (21 in 2 pages)
1  She saw a long vista of picnics by the bubbling waters of Peachtree Creek and barbecues at Stone Mountain, receptions and balls, afternoon danceables, buggy rides and Sunday-night buffet suppers.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER X
2  One candle burned on the table, a tiny spark of light that threw monstrous shadows about the high- ceilinged room and made the massive sideboards and buffet look like still, crouching beasts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER LIV
3  He opened a bottle of wine, of which he kept a small and select supply in a buffet of his own.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XI
4  It was there also that she ate, keeping her belongings in a rare old buffet, dingy and battered from a hundred years of use.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXI
5  As it was there was but a step or two from the little table to the kitchen, to the mantel, the small buffet, and the side door that opened out on the narrow brick-paved yard.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Context  Highlight   In XXXIV
6  The Friar bared his brawny arm up to the elbow, and putting his full strength to the blow, gave the Knight a buffet that might have felled an ox.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXII.
7  It was twenty past three when we reached our terminus, and after a hasty luncheon at the buffet we pushed on at once to Scotland Yard.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XI. The Adventure of The Naval Treaty
8  The question now is whether we should take a premature lunch here, or run our chance of starving before we reach the buffet at Newhaven.
The Memoirs of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Context  Highlight   In XII. The Adventure of The Final Problem
9  Jean Valjean tottered, dropped the blotter, and fell into the old arm-chair beside the buffet, with drooping head, and glassy eyes, in utter bewilderment.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor Hugo
10  Coquenard rose and took from a buffet a piece of cheese, some preserved quinces, and a cake which she had herself made of almonds and honey.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In 32 A PROCURATOR'S DINNER
11  On buffet tables, garnished with glistening hors-d'oeuvre, spiced baked hams crowded against salads of harlequin designs and pastry pigs and turkeys bewitched to a dark gold.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 3
12  This was confirmed at the buffet too.
Notes from the Underground By Fyodor Dostoevsky
Context  Highlight   In PART 2: IV
13  I have been so much buffeted about in war and by sea that I am case-hardened, and this too may go with the rest.
The Odyssey By Homer
Context  Highlight   In BOOK XVII
14  I might be driven into the wide Atlantic and feel all the tortures of starvation or be swallowed up in the immeasurable waters that roared and buffeted around me.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 20
15  Suddenly everything around him seemed to fade, and a vision rose before him of one crowned with thorns, buffeted and bleeding.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XXXVIII
Example Sentence:
1  The price includes morning coffee, buffet lunch, and afternoon tea.
2  Come for cocktail and buffet next Sunday.
3  The dinner will be served buffet style.
4  Due to staff shortages, we are unable to offer a full buffet service on this train.
5  We sat in the station buffet sipping tea.
6  Please convey them on the tray to the buffet.
7  We heard wind buffet trees last night.
8  Bea gathered estimates from caterers, florists, and stationers so that she could predetermine the costs of holding a catered buffet.
9  The boxer buffeted his opponent about the head.