- fur skins; pelts collectively.
- a pelt.
Origin of peltry
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Examples from the Web for peltry
Mabel was urgent with her sister to join the party at Peltry when Urquhart was there.
Why, when she was at the Opera he had been at Peltry with the Mabels.
And yet he had been at Peltry that night; and yet he couldn't have dared!
The taboo, strictly speaking, only appears where the peltry is absent.The Science of Fairy Tales
Edwin Sidney Hartland
But under your good allowance, Mistress Alvena, what is ‘peltry’?The White Rose of Langley
Emily Sarah Holt
- the pelts of animals collectively
C15: from Old French peleterie collection of pelts, from Latin pilus hair
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