fur skins; pelts collectively.
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How to use peltry in a sentence
In either case the peltry would be a mere veil hiding the true individuality for a while.The Science of Fairy Tales | Edwin Sidney Hartland
At such times the thrifty hunter who has an eye more to profit and prime peltry than to sport, goes forth armed only with an axe.In New England Fields and Woods | Rowland E. Robinson
Its fur was a fine piece of peltry and Cal's skillful knife soon had it off the brute's carcass.The Motor Rangers Through the Sierras | Marvin West
Fur skins, when unprepared, or merely dried, go under the name of peltry.
The application of nitrate of mercury to hairy skins in the process of secrétage, is explained under peltry.A Dictionary of Arts, Manufactures and Mines | Andrew Ure
British Dictionary definitions for peltry
the pelts of animals collectively
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