buffet englannista suomeksi
tarjoilupöytä, noutopöytä, seisovatarjoilu, seisovapöytä
A (l) or (l) from which food and drinks are served or may be bought.
(RQ:Marshall Squire's Daughter)
Food laid out in this way, to which diners serve themselves.
A small (l); a stool for a buffet or (l).
c. 15th century, author unknown, ''(w)''
- Go fetche us a light buffet.
(RQ:Scott Lay of the Last Minstrel)
October 30, 1795, (w), ''letter to Lord Auckland''
- those planks of tough and hardy oak that used for years to brave the buffets of the Bay of Biscay
(quote-book)| title=(w)| section=chapter VII and XIV| passage=Kipper stood blinking, as I had sometimes seen him do at the boxing tourneys in which he indulged when in receipt of a shrewd buffet on some tender spot like the tip of the nose.
To strike with a buffet; to cuff; to slap.
- They spit in his face and buffeted him.
to aggressively challenge, denounce, or criticise.
2013 May 23, Lyall|Sarah Lyall, "British Leader’s Liberal Turn Sets Off a Rebellion in His Party," ''New York Times'' (retrieved 29 May 2013):
- Buffeted by criticism of his policy on Europe, battered by rebellion in the ranks over his bill to legalize same-sex marriage and wounded by the perception that he is supercilious, contemptuous and out of touch with mainstream Conservatism, Mr. Cameron earlier this week took the highly unusual step of sending a mass e-mail (or, as he called it, “a personal note”) to his party’s grass-roots members.
To affect as with blows; to strike repeatedly; to strive with or contend against.
''to buffet the billows''
1726, (w), ''epistle to Elijah Fenton''
- The sudden hurricane in thunder roars, / Buffets the bark, and whirls it from the shores.
1830, (w), ''A Narrative of Some of the Adventures, Dangers and Sufferings of a Revolutionary Soldier'', Ch. I:
(RQ:Black Sabina Zembra)
To deaden the sound of (bells) by muffling the clapper.
stående buffet - a (l) (q)
ståande buffet - a (l) (q)