Peppering
Pepper Pep"per, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Peppered}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Peppering}.] 1. To sprinkle or season with pepper. [1913 Webster]

2. Figuratively: To shower shot or other missiles, or blows, upon; to pelt; to fill with shot, or cover with bruises or wounds. ``I have peppered two of them.'' ``I am peppered, I warrant, for this world.'' --Shak. [1913 Webster]


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