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pitcher

noun pitch·er \ ˈpi-chər \

Definition of pitcher

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

pitcherful

play \ˈpi-chər-ˌfu̇l\ noun

Origin and Etymology of pitcher

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


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pitcher

noun

Definition of pitcher

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

First Known Use of pitcher

14th century

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PITCHER Defined for Kids

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pitcher

noun pitch·er \ ˈpi-chər \

Definition of pitcher for Students

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

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pitcher

noun

Definition of pitcher for Students

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


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