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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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We're introduced to Seth Warner (Aidan Quinn) perched on a Manhattan rooftop, screaming "I don't believe in God" at the heavens as the rain pelts down on him.
YOU just have to see the funny side as the black clouds roll in and the rain pelts down on a typical Bank Holiday Monday.