Definition of Peltings

1. pelting [n] - See also: pelting



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Peltings

peltated
peltately
peltation
peltations
pelted
pelter
peltered
peltering
pelters
peltidia
peltidium
peltiform
peltinerved
pelting
peltingly
peltings (current term)
peltless
peltries
peltry
pelts
peludo
pelurious
pelves
pelvi-
pelvic
pelvic abscess
pelvic arch
pelvic axis
pelvic canal

Literary usage of Peltings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American in England by Alexander Slidell Mackenzie (1836)
"Besides, it is past twelve; we have been up and toiling all day, exposed to the peltings of the pitiless storm, and moistened with salt water as well as ..."

2. The British Florist: Or, Lady's Journal of Horticulture (1846)
"This character of the leaves, or substitutes for them, enables the plant to endure the long-continued droughts, and also the peltings of rains to which it ..."

3. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, William Morris (1887)
"Forsooth in stripes and in peltings I am not unlearned to-day, For I have a heart that is hardy, and have borne many griefs by the way, Of the waves of the ..."

4. The Odyssey of Homer by Homer, William Morris (1887)
"Forsooth in stripes and in peltings I am not unlearned to-day, For I have a heart that is hardy, and have borne many griefs by the way, Of the waves of the ..."

5. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1872)
"... borne upon stout and well clothed stems, turn their backs to the storms, and remain stoically indifferent to the peltings of every sleeting blast that ..."

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