Sunday, April 06, 2008

Word of the Week over at REDEFiNE iT (April 5-12) pelt


Definition according to the online Dictionary of Newfoundland English:

pelt n .1 The skin of a seal with the fat or blubber attached; SCULP n; occas the seal itself (see 1891 quot); FAT1 2.1792 CARTWRIGHT Gloss i, xii-xiii ~ The skin of an animal with the fat adhering to it. That term is made use of for the skins of seals, and other such animals, the fat of which lies between the skin and the flesh. the rest over at our REDEFiNE iT: Dictionary of Newfoundland English Blog.