What does the word pelt mean?

Usage examples for pelt

  1. What I'm free to tell is I'm mostly a pelt hunter. – The Heart of Unaga by 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 by 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 by Andrew Barton 'Banjo' Paterson