Pelter
Pelter \Pelt"er\, n. One who pelts. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Pelter — Pel ter, n. A pinchpenny; a mean, sordid person; a miser; a skinflint. [Obs.] Let such pelters prate. Gascoigne. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pelter — [pel′tər] vt., vi. PELT1 …   English World dictionary

  • pelter — I Scottish Vernacular Dictionary Panic. She s in a richt pelter the day, the tally man s due. II Mawdesley Glossary a sudden heavy storm of rain …   English dialects glossary

  • pelter — /ˈpɛltə/ (say peltuh) noun a rage: to get into a pelter …   Australian English dictionary

  • pelter — noun see pelt III …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pelter — /pel teuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that pelts. 2. Poker. skeet2. [1820 30; PELT1 + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • pelter — noun A pinchpenny; a mean, sordid person; a miser; a skinflint …   Wiktionary

  • pelter — peltÉ™(r) n. person or thing that casts, thrower …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pelter — petrel …   Anagrams dictionary

  • pelter — pelt·er …   English syllables

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