pelt

All Noun Verb
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  • When they find one they must kill it through hand-to-hand combat and take its pelt.
  • The taking of so many pelts looked like an impossible task for a boy. Cited from Wells Brothers, The Young Cattle Kings, by Andy Adams
  • The rain brought me to as it came pelting down upon the side of my face. Cited from Eben Holden, by Irving Bacheller
  • These had about as much effect as though they had been pelted with stones. Cited from Ismailia, by Samuel W. Baker
  • We only had one pelting night, and we've had three or four fine days. Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Feb 1915
  • I could very well put up with a pelting with money. Cited from The Captiva and The Mostellaria, by Plautus
  • The giant came full pelt, but past the rock he could not go. Cited from Celtic Fairy Tales, by Joseph Jacobs (coll. & ed
  • You say it was not because you were pelted and called names. Cited from The Lost Middy, by George Manville Fenn
  • And the next instant we had him one by each hand and pelted him with questions. Cited from The Lost Valley, by J. M. Walsh
  • When unable any longer to stand the fire, they rode off as hard as they could pelt. Cited from Roger Willoughby, by William H. G. Kingston
  • How would you like some big cruel man to pelt you? Cited from The Romance of the Coast, by James Runciman
  • We must go after him and bring in his pelt. Cited from Destiny, by Charles Neville Buck
  • We ran after them pelting them with stones until they separated in several directions. Cited from The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, by James Weldon Johnson
  • He brought in mighty fine pelts, but he didn't seem to want money. Cited from The Path of the King, by John Buchan
  • The report also concluded that there had been heavy stone pelting on the train.
  • I'd have paid you for the pelt and you know it. Cited from Judith of the Godless Valley, by Honore Willsie
  • How we pelted each other, how we laughed, and, oh, how hot we did get at last! Cited from My Young Days, by Anonymous
  • Every time he appeared outside we pelted him with rocks. Cited from Before Adam, by Jack London
  • After about two weeks, the pelt is ready to be sold.
  • I made myself small, and she trifled away every moment with pelting talk. Cited from The Fugitive, by Rabindranath Tagore
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Meaning of pelt

  • verb Cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
    They pelted each other with snowballs