, n. A blow or stroke from something thrown.
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(?), n.;
pl. Pelt.
[L., a shield, fr. Gr. pe`lth.] 1. (Antiq.) A small shield, especially one of an approximately elliptic form, or crescent-shaped.
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2. (Bot.) A flat apothecium having no rim.
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(?), } a. [Cf. F. pelt. See Pelta.] Shield-shaped; scutiform; (Bot.) having the stem or support attached to the lower surface, instead of at the base or margin; -- said of a leaf or other organ. -- Pel"tate*ly (#), adv.
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