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pitcher

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noun pitch·er \ˈpi-chər\

Definition of pitcher

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

  2. 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


First Known Use: 13th century


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pitcher

noun pitch·er

Definition of pitcher

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

14th Century

First Known Use of pitcher

14th century

Other Baseball Terms



PITCHER Defined for Kids

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pitcher

play
noun pitch·er \ˈpi-chər\

Definition of pitcher for Students

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


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pitcher

play
noun pitch·er

Definition of pitcher for Students

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



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