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NOUN (2)

1. a heavy rain;
[syn: downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker]

2. a thrower of missiles;
- Example: "the police were too busy to chase the pelters"

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3 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pelter \Pelt"er\, n. One who pelts. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pelter \Pel"ter\, n. A pinchpenny; a mean, sordid person; a miser; a skinflint. [Obs.] "Let such pelters prate." --Gascoigne. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

pelter n 1: a heavy rain [syn: downpour, cloudburst, deluge, waterspout, torrent, pelter, soaker] 2: a thrower of missiles; "the police were too busy to chase the pelters"