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pelt down (on someone or something)

[for something] to fall down on someone or something hard or in quantity. (Typically rain, hail, sleet, stones, etc.) The rain pelted down on the children as they ran to their school bus. The ashes from the volcanic eruption pelted down on the town, covering the houses in a gray shroud.
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pelt someone or something with something

to hit or strike someone or something with something. The citizens pelted Max with rocks. The boys pelted the mad dog with a hail of stones.
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(at) full pelt/steam/tilt

as fast as possible He was going full pelt down the motorway but he still didn't make it to the airport in time.
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References in classic literature ?
The five pelts lay close at hand-he had been careful to keep them thus together and near him--an ample tree waved its low branches above him.
Leisurely he gathered up the six pelts and one of the carcasses, and as the lioness appeared between the boles of two trees he swung upward into the branches above him.
And then he strewed the table with the nuggets, stuffed ptarmigans, bead work and seal pelts of the returned Kiondiker, and began to prate to us of his millions.
And the Kiondiker threw down his pelts and nuggets as dross, and let his jaw fall half-way, and stared at her.
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At least Van Pelt and Freeman came to Oregon knowing they were in the tournament; 26-year-old Tee McCabe plunked down some of his hard-earned winnings from the Arkansas state open to fly out here and play his way into the field in qualifying Monday at Diamond Woods Golf Course.
Van Pelt now has produced a series of images under the title "With you always," which aims "to help Christians everywhere visualize the reality of Jesus' presence in their lives .
But van Pelt, in his almost 600 pages of narrative, has breathed life into an event that most of us learned of only indirectly through newspaper accounts or website reportage.
The best way to avoid pelt damage is to keep the bullet from exiting.
Their recommendation was that we should try and find markets in the fashion industry using the pelt as a fabric.
Since then, the United States sheep pelt tanning industry has been experiencing a general decline as has the sheep and wool industries in general.
Pelt production is geared toward one auction a year, which is held in Seattle.
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Speaking on the auction results, she said "it is noteworthy to mention that international market forces determine the pelt price and with the absence of certain buyers, it negatively influenced the prices.
Pelt prices shot up from $41 on average in 2008 to a record $94 in 2011.