Pelt

Definition of Pelt

Pronunciation: pĕlt
n.1.The skin of a beast with the hair on; a raw or undressed hide; a skin preserved with the hairy or woolly covering on it. See 4th Fell.
Raw pelts clapped about them for their clothes.
- Fuller.
2.The human skin.
3.(Falconry) The body of any quarry killed by the hawk.
Pelt rot
a disease affecting the hair or wool of a beast.
v. t.1.To strike with something thrown or driven; to assail with pellets or missiles, as, to pelt with stones; pelted with hail.
[imp. & p. p. Pelted; p. pr. & vb. n. Pelting.]
The chidden billows seem to pelt the clouds.
- Shak.
2.To throw; to use as a missile.
My Phillis me with pelted apples plies.
- Dryden.
v. i.1.To throw missiles.
2.To throw out words.
Another smothered seems to pelt and swear.
- Shak.
n.1.A blow or stroke from something thrown.

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