pelt

Part of speech: verb

To strike or assail with missiles.

Part of speech: verb

To throw anything; descend violently.

Part of speech: noun

The undressed skin of a beast, with the hair or wool on; an undressed furskin or sheepskin.

Part of speech: noun

A blow, as of a missile.

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Usage examples "pelt":

  1. What I'm free to tell is I'm mostly a pelt hunter. - "The Heart of Unaga", Ridgwell Cullum.
  2. In vain the Prophet of the Desert has said: And we have adorned the lower heaven with lamps and set them to pelt the devils with ... - "By Desert Ways to Baghdad", Louisa Jebb.
  3. They made him a bet in a private bar, In a private bar when the talk was high, And they bet him some pounds no matter how far He could pelt a stone, yet he could not shy A stone right over the river so brown, The Darling river at Walgett town. - "The Man from Snowy River", Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson.