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pelt

the undressed, raw skin of a wild animal with the fur in place. If from a sheep or goat there is a short growth of wool or mohair on the skin.
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It makes me feel better about being inside all day," she says, looking out the hotel window at the rain pelting down on New York City, before pondering the origins of the celebrity press junket, at which she is present to discuss her new movie, Mr Magorium's Wonder Emporium.
The tricky bit was getting the bloody tent assembled - with rain pelting down, the instructions quickly dissolved into a mass of papier-mache.
BUSINESS WIRE)--July 30, 1996--It looked like snow pelting down in Colorado Hall at the Broadmoor Hotel as Western Pacific Airlines executives today (Tuesday, July 30) announced a multi-million-dollar commitment to the Colorado ski industry on the part of WestPac and its new affiliated airline - Mountain Air Express (MAX).
She would love to see even more women cycling, whether they're pelting down the hills in a race or doing the school run.
MAYBE it was because as I emerged from Birmingham Airport hail was pelting down, the needle-sharp shards battering my bald pate so ferociously that I winced.
The snow was pelting down and we sat huddled down on the barrow because there was nothing open on the station.
Rain began pelting down after the third race and the following 6f handicap was delayed while runners were kept in the saddling boxes for several minutes during the worst of the storm.
because the rain is pelting down with an intensity we haven't seen since the Queen's River Thames flotilla.
Then she turned again and was pelting down the stairs, pursued by a cascade of echoing footsteps.
Rain is pelting down and winter has well and truly arrived, but the rich and famous have the luxury of hopping on the plane to sunnier climates.
It was difficult out there judging the ball in the wind and with the rain pelting down.
THE rain was pelting down as we at waiting for a space on the supermarket carpark.