Definition of Buffeters
1. buffeter [n] - See also: buffeter
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Literary usage of Buffeters
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Constitutional and Political History of the United States by Hermann Von Holst, John Joseph Lalor, Ira Hutchinson Brainerd (1885)
"... therefore, had no programme but to cry for peace where there could be no peace, were used as buffeters between the two colliding opposing forces. ..."
2. Early Tuscan Art from the 12th to the 15th Centuries by William Martin Conway (1902)
"The buffeters are replaced by mere symbols—a hand instead of the striker, a head only for the scoffer. The kerchief round Christ's eyes is transparent and ..."
3. The Three Divine Sisters: Faith, Hope, and Charity. The Leaven, Or : a by Thomas Adams (1847)
"In the igh priest's hall by buffeters, in the garden by betrayers; )• the way, laden with his cross. Lastly, in Calvary, a vile nd stinking place, ..."
4. American Journal of Education (1855-1882). (1877)
"... pinching, or striking him as they went If ho who enacted the chytra succeeded in seizing upon one of the buffeters, the captive took hie place. ..."