pitcher

noun (1)
pitch·​er | \ˈpi-chər \

Definition of pitcher 

(Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a container for holding and pouring liquids that usually has a lip or spout and a handle

2 : a modified leaf of a pitcher plant in which the hollowed petiole and base of the blade form an elongated receptacle

pitcher

noun (2)

Definition of pitcher (Entry 2 of 2)

: one that pitches specifically : the player who pitches in a game of baseball

Other Words from pitcher

Noun (1)

pitcherful \ˈpi-​chər-​ˌfu̇l \ noun

First Known Use of pitcher

Noun (1)

13th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Noun (2)

14th century, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pitcher

Noun (1)

Middle English picher, from Anglo-French, from Medieval Latin bicarius drinking cup

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The first known use of pitcher was in the 13th century

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pitcher

noun
pitch·​er | \ˈpi-chər \

Kids Definition of pitcher

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: a container usually with a handle and a lip or spout used for holding and pouring out liquids

pitcher

noun

Kids Definition of pitcher (Entry 2 of 2)

: the player who throws the ball to the batter in baseball or softball

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