At the base of the stairs, a mechanical pit was filled with dirt and turned into a planter that brings a bit of the outdoors into the heart of the home.—Mark David, Robb Report, 21 Nov. 2023 In the video ad, Snoop Dogg, whose real name is Calvin Broadus, roasts marshmallows in front of a metal fire pit by the brand Solo Stove.—Natalie Kainz, NBC News, 20 Nov. 2023 According to the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, nearly 300,000 United States veterans have reported exposure to pollution from burn pits since the early 2000s.—Laura Baisas, Popular Science, 16 Nov. 2023 The yard, about 1,400 square feet in size, is large enough to accommodate six pits, a tortilla-making station and a covered patio with dozens of plastic tables.—Jorge Valencia Mariano Fernandez, New York Times, 14 Nov. 2023 Whether adding warmth and ambience to their home office or starring as a centerpiece for their dining room table, this sleek, easy-to-use fire pit will impress whoever ends up with it.—Bellamy Richardson, wsj.com, 8 Nov. 2023 While shopping the brand’s cozy basics in the 2,800-square-foot space, customers can rest in a conversation pit and snack on goodies from Jon & Vinny’s, Awan and Gjusta in the pantry.—The Editors, Los Angeles Times, 3 Nov. 2023 To keep people interested, it's thought that free snacks were thrown to the crowds — the Daily Mail reported that archeologists found centuries-old fruit pits and nutshells beneath the site.—Melissa Locker, Travel + Leisure, 9 Nov. 2023 Some of the wooden steps around the house are also broken, as is the fire pit and some of the outdoor furniture.—Dac Collins, Outdoor Life, 9 Nov. 2023
Biden has lagged behind Trump in recent polls pitting the two in a hypothetical 2024 election matchup, including in a slate of swing states according to a New York Times-Siena College poll from earlier this month.—Jack Birle, Washington Examiner, 25 Nov. 2023 The 80-year-old nuclear physicist and cancer survivor has won 10 years in a row for his age group in the Locals category, which pits Oceansiders against each other.—Linda McIntosh, San Diego Union-Tribune, 17 Nov. 2023 The mayoral race will pit Omar Garcia Harfuch, former security minister for the city under Sheinbaum and her close ally, against Iztapalapa borough leader Clara Brugada, who is more closely associated with AMLO.—Maya Averbuch, Bloomberg.com, 10 Nov. 2023 Officially known as the ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup, the event pits ten of the best cricket nations in the world against each other for a chance to hoist the official trophy of the One Day International (ODI) cricket tournament.—Tim Chan, Variety, 2 Nov. 2023 One of our signal failures, decades ago, was to accept the false choice pitting climate change mitigation against economic growth.—Bydavid Schimel, Fortune, 23 Oct. 2023 In his speech, Lynch claimed that the secret to controlling the enslaved was pitting them against one another.—Anna Deavere Smith, The Atlantic, 13 Nov. 2023 The state’s Senate contest last year, which pitted Senator Mark Kelly against Blake Masters, the Republican nominee, cost more than $225 million.—Shane Goldmacher, New York Times, 10 Nov. 2023 The show is designed to pit contestants against one another, which proved challenging to Bains, whose values of loyalty, service and honesty were challenged.—Jonah Valdez, Los Angeles Times, 10 Nov. 2023 See More
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Middle English, from Old English pytt (akin to Old High German pfuzzi well), from Latin puteus well, pit