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Buat

Buat \Bu"at\, n. [Scot., of uncertain origin.] A lantern; also, the moon. [Scot.]
--Sir W. Scott.

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buat

alt. 1 (context Scotland English) A lantern. 2 (context Scotland English) The moon. n. 1 (context Scotland English) A lantern. 2 (context Scotland English) The moon.

Usage examples of "buat".

  Every circumstance which tends to illustrate the history of the Barbarians, has been drawn together by the very accurate Count de Buat.

  The count de Buat was French minister at the court of Bavaria: a liberal curiosity prompted his inquiries into the antiquities of the country, and that curiosity was the germ of twelve respectable volumes.

  The obscure geography of the times provokes and exercises the patience of the count de Buat, (tom.

  Jornandes, and the Chronicle of Marcellinus, afford some collateral hints Sigonius, Pagi, Muratori, Mascou, and De Buat, are useful, and have been used.

The count de Buat was French minister at the court of Bavaria: a liberal curiosity prompted his inquiries into the antiquities of the country, and that curiosity was the germ of twelve respectable volumes.

The obscure geography of the times provokes and exercises the patience of the count de Buat, (tom.

Jornandes, and the Chronicle of Marcellinus, afford some collateral hints Sigonius, Pagi, Muratori, Mascou, and De Buat, are useful, and have been used.

Every circumstance which tends to illustrate the history of the Barbarians, has been drawn together by the very accurate Count de Buat.