buffet (n.)
blow, stroke, knock
1H4 II.iii.33[Hotspur alone, of the writer of a letter] I could divide myself and go to buffets, for moving such a dish of skim milk with so honourable an action!
AC I.iv.20[Caesar to Lepidus, of Antony] To ... stand the buffet / With knaves that smells of sweat
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