pelt

All Noun Verb
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  • They were taken to the railway station by police and soldiers, who were pelted with stones.
  • We pelted her so long with Stones, till at length she fell into the River. Cited from French Pathfinders in North America, by William Henry Johnson
  • "And you're going away from it as hard as you can pelt." Cited from The Magnetic North, by Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond)
  • I visit with them every spring when I sell my fur and pelts. Cited from David Lannarck, Midget, by George S. Harney
  • One day, when he was out at play, he saw some boys pelt a cat to kill her. Cited from Dick and His Cat, by Mary Ellis
  • The fight had become a game, and we took huge delight in pelting him. Cited from Before Adam, by Jack London
  • To do so, however, they first must be wearing a pelt of the specific animal.
  • Despite this she received such a pelting that it was thought likely she would die before her punishment was completed.
  • But soon he was pelting home to his mother with the glorious news. Cited from The Little White Bird, by J.M. Barrie
  • They would pelt us on the head as we lay in our blankets. Cited from Out of Doors--California and Oregon, by J. A. Graves
  • This could not be estimated even approximately for they had not so much as seen the pelts yet. Cited from Ungava Bob, by Dillon Wallace
  • Stone pelting and firing of arms were done by members of both communities.
  • The bear died in the cage, and they sold his pelt for how much? Cited from Rung Ho!, by Talbot Mundy
  • If attached to one side, one is pelted by the other; if to neither, by both. Cited from Letters of Horace Walpole v3, Horace Walpole
  • If she did so, perhaps the woman would pelt her with the steel thimble. Cited from Dotty Dimple at Play, by Sophie May
  • If he had said it was a machine to mark the hour, his clock would have been broken and himself pelted. Cited from Lady John Russell, by Desmond MacCarthy and Agatha Russell
  • Against the French windows of the living-room, where they sat, came a pelting like shot against the glass. Cited from The Tyranny of Weakness, by Charles Neville Buck
  • Yes, here he comes as hard as he can pelt. Cited from Marcus: the Young Centurion, by George Manville Fenn
  • He got close to his man, and took his pick of the pelts at fair prices. Cited from Little Journeys: John J. Astor, by Elbert Hubbard
  • I could hardly see to steer for them; they hit my face like pelting rain. Cited from Philip Gilbert Hamerton, Philip Gilbert Hamerton
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Meaning of pelt

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