- the dressed hairy coat of a mammal
- body covering of a living animal
(from the article `fur`) The pelts of fur-bearing animals are called true furs when they consist of two elements: a dense undercoat, called ground hair, and longer hairs, ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/p/37
- cast, hurl, or throw repeatedly with some missileFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=pelt
• (v. i.) To throw out words. • (n.) The skin of a beast with the hair on; a raw or undressed hide; a skin preserved with the hairy or woolly covering on it. See 4th Fell. • (v. t.) To throw; to use as a missile. • (n.) The human skin. • (n.) The body of any quarry killed by the hawk. • (v. t.) To strike with something...Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/pelt/
Pelt intransitive verb 1.
To throw missiles. Shak. 2.
To throw out words. [ Obsolete] « Another smothered seems to pelt
and swear.» Shak. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/44
[ Confer German pelz
a pelt, fur, from Old French pelice
, French pelisse
); or perhaps shortened from peltry
The skin of a beast with the hair on; a raw or undressed hide; a skin preserved with the hairy or woolly covering on it....Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/44
Pelt transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Pelted ; present participle & verbal noun Pelting .] [ Middle English pelten , pulten , pilten , to thrust, throw, strike; confer Latin pultare , equiv. to Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/P/44
1. To strike with something thrown or driven; to assail with pellets or missiles, as, to pelt with stones; pelted with hail. 'The children billows seem to pelt the clouds.' (Shak) ... 2. To throw; to use as a missile. 'My Phillis me with pelted apples plies.' (Dryden) ... Origin: OE. Pelten, pulten, pilten, to thrust, throw, strike; cf. L. Pultare,...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
light shield.Found on http://s_van_dorst.tripod.com/Ancient_Warfare/Greece/greek_glossary.html
The dead body of any quarry the falcon has killed.
Found on http://falcons.woodmen.org/glossary.cfm
the hide or skin of an animal (Stein 1966).Found on http://imnh.isu.edu/digitalatlas/bio/glsry.htm
the skin and fur of an animal. Note that pelage is the hairy coat of an animal. The pelt is the skin and the hair or fur.Found on http://www.northernlightswildlife.com/glossary.html
The skin and fur of an animal. Note that the pelage is the coat of hair and fur. The pelt is the skin as well as the hair and fur.Found on http://www.wolf.org/wolves/learn/basic/glossary.asp
The skin of a goat.Found on http://www.extension.org/pages/27530/goat-glossary-of-terms#.Uj3dsj9rPgY
the skin of a sheep including the wool.Found on http://www.danekeclublambs.com/Glossary.html
The skin of a sheep including the wool.Found on http://www.sheepusa.org/
the skin of a sheep with the wool on.Found on http://www.sheep101.info/201/glossary.html
The skin of an animal with the fur still on it.
Found on http://www.digitalstroud.co.uk/glossary.php?glossgroup=W-Z
This word means, strictly speaking, any kind of skin (Latin pellis, related to the German felle, a skin, and the English word fell, now preserved only in fellmonger). The word is somewhat loosely used in the leather industry, but its only common applications nowadays are to sheepskins in two or three slightly differing senses: (1) to the skin prope...Found on http://redwood.uk.com/glossary
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