Definition Of pelt


an act of hurling something at someone.

attack (someone) by repeatedly hurling things at them.

two little boys pelted him with rotten apples

the skin of an animal with the fur, wool, or hair still on it.

It had fresco brick wall sides peaking upward as if inside a tent, there were tanned pelts of animal skins as tapestries on the wall.

Example Of pelt

  • After the hair and fat had been removed, the tanner had to prevent the pelt from stiffening or rotting in one of several ways, as up to this point, it is white and very slimy and should be referred to as raw-hide.

  • And earlier this year, a lollipop lady nearly quit her job after being pelted with a drinks can, water balloons and a stick by students from the school.

  • Animal pelts have probably been exchanged in North America since the beginning of human habitation, but large-scale fur trade began only after the arrival of Europeans.

  • At the base, there stood a black horse with a thick shaggy pelt and another dark grey one.

  • Barely up to my shoulder, pale tan pelt , strips of white leather hanging in loops from her hips, rust-red curlicues dyed in the fur of her chest.

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