Definition for PELT

PELT, v.t. [Fr. peloter, from pelote, a ball; or contracted from pellet. In Sw. bulta is to beat. The word is from Fr. pelote, a little ball, or from L. pello, Gr. βαλλω.]

  1. Properly, to strike with something thrown, driven or falling; as, to pelt with stones; pelted with hail. The chiding billows seem to pelt the clouds. – Shak.
  2. To drive by throwing something. – Atterbury.

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