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pelter

[pel-ter] /ˈpɛl tər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that pelts.
2.
Poker. skeet2 .
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; pelt1 + -er1
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  • The pelter is allowed three steps from where they stand when the bag is caught.
Slang definitions & phrases for pelter

pelter

noun
  1. An inferior horse; hay burner (1856+)
  2. A fast horse (1901+)

The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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