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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Pelt \Pelt\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Pelted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Pelting.] [OE. pelten, pulten, pilten, to thrust, throw,
strike; cf. L. pultare, equiv. to pulsare (v. freq. fr.
pellere to drive), and E. pulse a beating.]
1. To strike with something thrown or driven; to assail with
pellets or missiles, as, to pelt with stones; pelted with
The chidden billows seem to pelt the clouds. --Shak.
2. To throw; to use as a missile.
My Phillis me with pelted apples plies. --Dryden.
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