pelts

All Noun Verb
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  • 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
  • He brought in mighty fine pelts, but he didn't seem to want money. Cited from The Path of the King, by John Buchan
  • I visit with them every spring when I sell my fur and pelts. Cited from David Lannarck, Midget, by George S. Harney
  • 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
  • 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
  • In the spring he sent his pelts to the growing town of Cleveland where they were sold. Cited from Poor White, by Sherwood Anderson
  • There has been a long history of otter pelts being worn around the world.
  • Most of these animals are small and a single jacket requires many pelts.
  • Go on down river soon, sell few pelts, and buy gun. Cited from The Outdoor Chums After Big Game, by Captain Quincy Allen
  • He grew up as a "farm boy who only went to the city to sell fox pelts".
  • Hunters typically killed the animals themselves, doing their best not to damage the pelts in the process.
  • The pelts from these frozen animals, however, bring only a small price. Cited from American Big Game in Its Haunts, by Various
  • I haven't been here since last summer when we went for that trapper and his pelts. Cited from Polly of Pebbly Pit, by Lillian Elizabeth Roy
  • There were forty-three pelts sent to London at that time. Cited from At Whispering Pine Lodge, by Lawrence J. Leslie
  • Pelts, too, were used in the fur trade and are still used in the felt-hat industry.
  • Winter is their best time for laying in their stock of pelts for trading. Cited from In The Heart Of The Rockies, by G. A. Henty
  • They drove the people from the settlement and took their boat and other property (probably pelts and trade goods).
  • He found himself calculating the number of pelts he would secure, and amongst them perhaps a silver fox. Cited from Ungava Bob, by Dillon Wallace
  • Let us consider how to save our pelts. Cited from The Eleven Comedies: Volume 1, Aristophanes
  • After a few months, House had a small machine working that would pick large or small pelts without missing a hair.
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Root form of pelts is pelt for both verb and noun.

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Meaning of pelts

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