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Verb: pelt  pelt
  1. Cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missile
    "They pelted each other with snowballs";
    - bombard
     
  2. Attack and bombard with or as if with missiles
    "pelt the speaker with questions";
    - pepper
     
  3. Rain heavily
    "Put on your rain coat-- it's pelting outside!";
    - pour, stream, rain cats and dogs, rain buckets, chuck [Brit], chuck it down [Brit], teem, tip [Brit], bucket [Brit]
Noun: pelt  pelt
  1. The dressed hairy coat of a mammal
    - fur
     
  2. Body covering of a living animal
    - hide, skin

Derived forms: pelts, pelted, pelting

Type of: animal skin, assail, attack, body covering, rain, rain down, throw, wing

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