pelter

[pel-ter]
noun
1.
a person or thing that pelts.
2.
Poker. skeet2.

Origin:
1820–30; pelt1 + -er1

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pelt1 (pɛlt)
 
vb (often foll by down)
1.  (tr) to throw (missiles) at (a person)
2.  (tr) to hurl (insults) at (a person)
3.  (intr; foll by along, over, etc) to move rapidly; hurry
4.  to rain heavily
 
n
5.  a blow
6.  speed (esp in the phrase at full pelt)
 
[C15: of uncertain origin, perhaps from pellet]
 
'pelter1
 
n

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The pelter is allowed three steps from where they stand when the bag is caught.
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