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Definition of 'pelt'


  1. the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
       Synonyms: fur
  2. body covering of a living animal
       Synonyms: hide skin


  1. cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile; "They pelted each other with snowballs"
       Synonyms: bombard
  2. attack and bombard with or as if with missiles; "pelt the speaker with questions"
       Synonyms: pepper
  3. rain heavily; "Put on your rain coat-- it's pouring outside!"
       Synonyms: pour stream rain cats and dogs rain buckets

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