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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pelt  \Pelt\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pelted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pelting}.]  [OE.  pelten,  pulten,  pilten  to  thrust,  throw, 
  strike;  cf  L.  pultare  equiv.  to  pulsare  (v.  freq.  fr 
  pellere  to  drive),  and  E.  pulse  a  beating.] 
  1.  To  strike  with  something  thrown  or  driven;  to  assail  with 
  pellets  or  missiles,  as  to  pelt  with  stones;  pelted  with 
  hail. 
 
  The  children  billows  seem  to  pelt  the  clouds. 
  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  throw;  to  use  as  a  missile. 
 
  My  Phillis  me  with  pelted  apples  plies.  --Dryden. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pelt  \Pelt\,  v.  i. 
  1.  To  throw  missiles.  --Shak. 
 
  2.  To  throw  out  words  [Obs.] 
 
  Another  smothered  seems  to  peltand  swear.  --Shak. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pelt  \Pelt\,  n. 
  A  blow  or  stroke  from  something  thrown. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Pelt  \Pelt\,  n.  [Cf.  G.  pelz  a  pelt,  fur,  fr  OF  pelice,  F. 
  pelisse  (see  {Pelisse});  or  perh.  shortened  fr  peltry.] 
  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}.  --Sir  T.  Browne. 
 
  Raw  pelts  clapped  about  them  for  their  clothes. 
  --Fuller. 
 
  2.  The  human  skin.  [Jocose]  --Dryden. 
 
  3.  (Falconry)  The  body  of  any  quarry  killed  by  the  hawk. 
 
  {Pelt  rot},  a  disease  affecting  the  hair  or  wool  of  a  beast. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  pelt 
  n  1:  the  dressed  hairy  coat  of  a  mammal  [syn:  {fur}] 
  2:  body  covering  of  a  living  animal  [syn:  {hide},  {skin}] 
  v  1:  cast,  hurl,  or  throw  repeatedly  with  some  missile;  "They 
  pelted  each  other  with  snowballs"  [syn:  {bombard}] 
  2:  attack  with  missiles  or  questions  [syn:  {pepper}] 
  3:  rain  heavily;  "Put  on  your  rain  coat--it's  pouring  outside!" 
  [syn:  {pour},  {stream},  {rain  cats  and  dogs},  {rain 
  buckets}] 




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