When they wish to eat, they go up to the buffet table in unison.
Nutritionist and trainers escorted players assigned to lose or gain weight to the buffet line and sat with them.
The buffet Rule has failed to pass the Senate, but America's tax code is still in shambles.
Meanwhile, back by the pool, chef Michel Roux served a buffet of roasted meats, poached seafood, and fresh pastries.
Paired with a baseball cap and sleeveless shirt, these days Larry looks like he has just exited a Golden Corral buffet.
I thirsted, and I bethought me of this buffet where you keep your wine.
Alone in his office, Lee Gorman strode angrily to the buffet.
Against the right wall is a buffet on which is set a tea-caddy, toast-rack, and tea kettle.
In the ensuing silence he repaired to the buffet and drank a glass of vodka.
He who gave me the buffet was a bachelor of not superfine morals.
c.1200, "to strike with the fist or hand; cuff, box, slap; from Old French bufeter "to strike, slap, punch," from bufet (see buffet (n.2)). Related: Buffeted; buffeting.
"table," 1718, from French bufet "bench, stool, sideboard," 12c., of uncertain origin. Sense in English extended 1888 to "meal served from a buffet."
c.1200, "blow struck with a fist or weapon," from Old French bufet "slap, punch," diminutive of bufe "a blow, slap, punch; puff of wind," figuratively "cunning trick," probably echoic of the sound of something soft being hit.