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pelt

the skin of a fur-bearing animal, such as a mink, esp when it has been removed from the carcass
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With a beady eye on an impending storm we picked up the pace, returning to Islip just as the rain pelted down.
And the defender had his work cut out early on, with the hosts seeing a lot of the ball as hailstones pelted down on Humberside.
Rocketing out of the traps as the snow pelted down at the London Road site, the Hove-based ace never saw another rival as he marched to the pounds 10,000 prize.
As the rain pelted down and his players headed for the bus, Andreoli was still marveling about Vassar's second touchdown of the game.
SNOWDRIFTS AND TRAFFIC JAMS: The scene as snow pelted down in Aberdeen, above.
It was finally halted after 32 laps as rain pelted down, lightning flashed around the circuit and visibility deteriorated, the first time since Brazil in 2003 that a race has been called off due to weather.
The corpses pelted down until there was no space left.
He said 60,000 people attended over the weekend, with the crowd peaking at 20,000 on Saturday evening before rain pelted down.
The wind was howling and halfway through the rain pelted down.
Organisers were worried about the state of the field after the heavy rain which pelted down on Friday night.
As thunder roared and rain pelted down for another day, Lance Armstrong, the American leader of the Motorola team, decided Friday that an overnight illness had robbed him of his power and that he could not continue in the Tour de France.
There she stood with mobile in hand, stern faced and providing some security against the threat of a few press guys trying to take shelter as it pelted down on Paisley.