Definition of Peltering
1. pelter [v] - See also: pelter
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peltering
Literary usage of Peltering
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Miscellaneous Poems by Rowson (1804)
"C J And hark, how heavy fells the peltering show'r ; Shall man to murmur dare ? These clouds, this rain, cheers plant and ..."
2. Sir Walter Scott by William Henry Hudson (1901)
"... the cheers of the soldiers, lying unprotected under the peltering fire of the foe, is worth reams of condescending eulogy from critics in their studies. ..."
3. A Warwickshire Word-book: Comprising Obsolescent and Dialect Words by G. F. Northall (1896)
"Cf. Pill. Pelting, part. adj. Bustling, hurrying. ' I saw him go pelting along.' 'peltering' is another form. ..."
4. Myths and Songs from the South Pacific by William Wyatt Gill, Friedrich Max Müller (1876)
"Great was the astonishment of the owner in the morning to see what an improvement had been effected by an unseen friend during the peltering storm. ..."
5. The Eye-witnesses' Account of the Disastrous Russian Campaign Against the by Charles Thomas Marvin (1880)
"... compelled to beat a hasty retreat by a peltering fire from the Tekkes. To put a stop to this annoyance, General Lomakin decided to attack the west face ..."