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Pelt, to throw as with pellets; intr. “do p. so fast at one another's pate,” H6A III, 1, 82. “bide the --ing of this pitiless storm,” Lr. III, 4, 29. == to throw out words, to use abusive language, to curse: “another smothered seems to p. and swear,” Lucr. 1418.
Trans.: “the chidden billow seems to p. the clouds,” Oth. II, 1, 12.
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