Pelted
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 hail. [1913 Webster]

The children billows seem to pelt the clouds. --Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. To throw; to use as a missile. [1913 Webster]

My Phillis me with pelted apples plies. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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