pelt Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary
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"pelt" in British English

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peltverb

uk   us   /pelt/

pelt verb (THROW)

[T] to ​throw a ​number of things ​quickly at someone or something: We ​saw rioters pelting ​police withbricks and ​bottles.

pelt verb (RUN)

[I + adv/prep] informal to ​runfast: The ​children pelted down the ​bank.

peltnoun

uk   us   /pelt/

pelt noun (SKIN)

[C] the ​skin and ​fur of a ​deadanimal, or the ​skin with the ​furremoved

pelt noun (RUN)

at full pelt UK running as ​fast as ​possible
(Definition of pelt from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"pelt" in American English

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peltverb [I/T]

 us   /pelt/

pelt verb [I/T] (THROW)

to ​throw a ​number of things ​quickly at someone or something: [T] Youths ​tried to pelt them with ​stones.

peltnoun [C]

 us   /pelt/

pelt noun [C] (SKIN)

the ​skin and ​fur of a ​deadanimal, or the ​skin with the ​furremoved: rabbit pelts
(Definition of pelt from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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