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buffeting (root: buffet)

Verb (usu participle)


  •  A striking with the hand.  [1913 Webster]
  •  A succession of blows; continued violence, as of winds or waves; afflictions; adversity.  [1913 Webster]
    "He seems to have been a plant of slow growth, but . . . fitted to endure the buffeting on the rudest storm."  [1913 Webster]


buffeting, n.
1 a beating; repeated blows.
2 Aeron. an irregular oscillation, caused by air eddies, of any part of an aircraft.

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