verb (used with object)
verb (used without object)
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Origin of pelt1
OTHER WORDS FROM peltun·pelt·ed, adjective
Words nearby pelt
Definition for pelt (2 of 2)
Origin of pelt2
synonym study for pelt
OTHER WORDS FROM peltpeltish, adjectivepeltless, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for pelt
Wisconsin is the country’s top producer of mink pelts, yielding 38 percent of the United States’ total.Mink farmers are skipping to the front of the vaccine line — for an important reason|Dan Simmons|February 19, 2021|Washington Post
Others are draped in wool scarves and nice blankets, presenting a far more conventional and even upper-class vibe than the viral images of young men costumed with animal horns and pelts.Inside the Capitol Riot: What the Parler Videos Reveal|by Alec MacGillis|January 17, 2021|ProPublica
Aaron Mostofsky, who was photographed wearing multiple fur pelts and a vest that said “police” on it, and carrying a police riot shield as well as a large stick, was hard to miss.The Capitol rioters put themselves all over social media. Now they’re getting arrested.|Sara Morrison|January 12, 2021|Vox
The reverse — cats and dogs infecting us — does not appear to occur, though it does happen in mink, which are often farmed for their pelts and thus interact with humans.
Lately, they’ve delivered plenty of pelts from publicly traded Goliaths, powered by meticulously reported jeremiads whose details rocket across social media and the business press.Little Big Shorts: How tiny ‘activist’ firms became sheriffs in the stock market’s Wild West|Bernhard Warner|December 3, 2020|Fortune
It was the first time that a Chinese public official acknowledged the existence of the tiger pelt trade within the country.
In a way, the print emphasizes the pelt-like nature of all images, as they flatten out the world and hand it over to us.
I recently saw this pelt-of-a-print by Swiss artist Michael Günzburger at Winkleman Gallery in Chelsea.
Every sort of pelt, skin, or plumage was part of this collection.Milan Fashion Week’s Big Finale: Versace and Dolce & Gabbana Wow, While Armani Falls Short|Robin Givhan|February 27, 2012|DAILY BEAST
I was to Spoutin' Springs, twenty mile west, with a bale o' blue fox an' otter pelt.In Search of the Unknown|Robert W. Chambers
Wishing to have a bell to hang in the tower of this chapel, each convert brought a pelt, and the bell was ordered from France.The Story of the Thirteen Colonies|H. A. (Hlne Adeline) Guerber
He had gone to Double Up Cove for the silver fox pelt, and he had it.Left on the Labrador|Dillon Wallace
And sometimes they would even pelt the old horse Ebenezer, who stood in the stall next to Twinkleheels.The Tale of Pony Twinkleheels|Arthur Scott Bailey
Why should a hairy pelt and a relatively low intelligence make a chimp non-human?Unwise Child|Gordon Randall Garrett