peltry

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noun pelt·ry \ˈpel-trē\

Definition of peltry

plural

peltries

  1. :  pelts, furs; especially :  raw undressed skins —often used in plural

Origin and Etymology of peltry

Middle English, from Anglo-French pelterie, from peleter furrier, from pelette small skin, from pel skin, from Latin pellis — more at fell


First Known Use: 15th century


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