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noun as in animal fur

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Wisconsin is the country’s top producer of mink pelts, yielding 38 percent of the United States’ total.

Others are draped in wool scarves and nice blankets, presenting a far more conventional and even upper-class vibe than the viral images of young men costumed with animal horns and pelts.

Aaron Mostofsky, who was photographed wearing multiple fur pelts and a vest that said “police” on it, and carrying a police riot shield as well as a large stick, was hard to miss.

From Vox

The reverse — cats and dogs infecting us — does not appear to occur, though it does happen in mink, which are often farmed for their pelts and thus interact with humans.

From Ozy

Lately, they’ve delivered plenty of pelts from publicly traded Goliaths, powered by meticulously reported jeremiads whose details rocket across social media and the business press.

From Fortune

It was the first time that a Chinese public official acknowledged the existence of the tiger pelt trade within the country.

In a way, the print emphasizes the pelt-like nature of all images, as they flatten out the world and hand it over to us.

I recently saw this pelt-of-a-print by Swiss artist Michael Günzburger at Winkleman Gallery in Chelsea.

Every sort of pelt, skin, or plumage was part of this collection.

I was to Spoutin' Springs, twenty mile west, with a bale o' blue fox an' otter pelt.

Wishing to have a bell to hang in the tower of this chapel, each convert brought a pelt, and the bell was ordered from France.

He had gone to Double Up Cove for the silver fox pelt, and he had it.

And sometimes they would even pelt the old horse Ebenezer, who stood in the stall next to Twinkleheels.

Why should a hairy pelt and a relatively low intelligence make a chimp non-human?


On this page you'll find 70 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pelt, such as: wool, coat, epidermis, fell, hair, and hide.

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