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There is a nasty cold wind blowing round corners and buffeting people.
They began to plunge, turning half round, while one pressed against the other, in an effort to escape the savage buffeting.
THE GIRL FROM KELLER'SHAROLD BINDLOSS
With her small area of exposed sail and with the wind buffeting her, she had halted and paid off, lacking steerageway.
The 'Rachel Cohen' had a severe buffeting, though she was lying on the lee side of the island.
Merrill arose and took a hand in the proceedings, buffeting the boy back and forth until he fell to the floor.
THE EVERETT MASSACREWALKER C. SMITH
In a word, they never desisted from buffeting their adversary till they had torn him in a hundred pieces.
"No buffeting head winds and head seas for months at a time now," exclaimed Mr. Powers.
I am like Jonah in the ship; I have been buffeting death away for hours, but he has been sent for me, he must do his mission.
ST. WINIFRED'SFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Stripping himself, he plunged into the sea, and buffeting the surges, reached the shore.
NOTABLE VOYAGERSW.H.G. KINGSTON AND HENRY FRITH
The storm which at that moment was enveloping the Mary Ellen was, at the same time, buffeting about the smaller motorboat.

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