Definition of Peltering

1. pelter [v] - See also: pelter



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peltering

pelt of the dog
pelta
peltae
peltas
peltast
peltasts
peltate
peltate leaf
peltated
peltately
peltation
peltations
pelted
pelter
peltered
peltering (current term)
pelters
peltidia
peltidium
peltiform
peltinerved
pelting
peltingly
peltings
peltless
peltries
peltry
pelts
peludo
pelurious

Literary usage of Peltering

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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 ..."

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