pitcher

  • 1Pitcher — Pitch er, n. [OE. picher, OF. pichier, OHG. pehhar, pehh[=a]ri; prob. of the same origin as E. beaker. Cf. {Beaker}.] 1. A wide mouthed, deep vessel for holding liquids, with a spout or protruding lip and a handle; a water jug or jar with a large …

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  • 2pitcher — [n1] jug amphora, bottle, canteen, carafe, container, crock, cruet, decanter, ewer, flagon, flask, jar, vase, vessel; concept 494 pitcher [n2] baseball pitcher ace*, baseball player, closer, hurler, knuckleballer, middle reliever, reliever;… …

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  • 3pitcher — [pitʃe] v. intr. ÉTYM. 1934; de pitch. ❖ ♦ Golf. Frapper la balle de façon qu elle reste à l endroit où elle tombe. Trans. || Pitcher son coup …

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  • 4pitcher — Ⅰ. pitcher [1] ► NOUN ▪ a large jug. ORIGIN Old French pichier pot , from Latin picarium. Ⅱ. pitcher [2] ► NOUN Baseball ▪ the player who pitches the ball …

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  • 5pitcher — pitcher1 [pich′ər] n. [ME picher < OFr pichier < VL * piccarium, var. of bicarium, jug, cup: see BEAKER] 1. a) a container, usually with a handle and lip, for holding and pouring liquids b) as much as a pitcher will hold 2. Bot. ASCIDIUM… …

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  • 6Pitcher — Pitch er, n. 1. One who pitches anything, as hay, quoits, a ball, etc.; specifically (Baseball), the player who delivers the ball to the batsman. [1913 Webster] 2. A sort of crowbar for digging. [Obs.] Mortimer. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 7pitcher — /pitˈtʃer, ingl. ˈpɪtʃə(r)/ [vc. ingl., «lanciatore» da to pitch «lanciare»] s. m. inv. (nel baseball) lanciatore …

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  • 8Pitcher — In baseball, the pitcher is the player who throwsthe baseball from the pitcher s mound toward the catcher to begin each play, with the goal of retiring a batter who attempts to either make contact with it or draw a walk. In the numbering system… …

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  • 9Pitcher — Ein Pitcher beim Werfen eines Curveballs Der Pitcher ist ein Spieler und/oder eine Position im Baseball und Softball Sport. Der Pitcher wird im Deutschen häufig als Werfer bezeichnet. Während seine Mannschaft Feldmannschaft ist, steht er… …

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  • 10pitcher — noun 1 (AmE) container for liquid with a lip ⇨ See also ↑jug ADJECTIVE ▪ water ▪ ceramic, glass, plastic VERB + PITCHER ▪ fill …

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  • 11pitcher — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. carafe, jug, jar, bottle, vessel, ewer, cruet, decanter; hurler, tosser, arm (sl.), chucker, spitballer, relief or starting pitcher, left or right hander, righty, lefty, portsider, southpaw. See… …

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  • 12pitcher — [[t]pɪ̱tʃə(r)[/t]] pitchers 1) N COUNT A pitcher is a jug. [mainly AM] ...a pitcher of iced water. Syn: ewer 2) N COUNT A pitcher is a large container made of clay. Pitchers are usually round in shape and have a narrow neck and two handles shaped …

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  • 13Pitcher — Pit|cher 〈[pı̣tʃə(r)] m. 3〉 1. 〈Sp.; Basketball〉 Werfer 2. bauchiger (Wasser )Krug [engl.] * * * Pịt|cher, der; s, [engl. pitcher] (Baseball, Softball): Werfer. * * * Pitcher   [ pɪtʃə, englisch] …

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  • 14pitcher — 1. n. 1 a large usu. earthenware jug with a lip and a handle, for holding liquids. 2 a modified leaf in pitcher form. 3 (in pl.) broken pottery crushed and reused. Phrases and idioms: pitcher plant any of various plants, esp. of the family… …

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  • 15pitcher — See: LITTLE PITCHERS HAVE BIG EARS, RELIEF PITCHER, STARTING PITCHER …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 16pitcher — See: LITTLE PITCHERS HAVE BIG EARS, RELIEF PITCHER, STARTING PITCHER …

    Dictionary of American idioms

  • 17pitcher — (Voz inglesa.) ► sustantivo masculino DEPORTES Jugador lanzador que inicia cada jugada en el béisbol. TAMBIÉN pícher * * * pitcher (ingl.; pronunc. [pítcher]) m. Dep. Jugador de béisbol que lanza la pelota al bateador …

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  • 18Pitcher — This unusual surname, found chiefly in East Anglia, is of Anglo Saxon origin, and is thought, in some cases, to be from an occupational name for a caulker , one who sealed the seams of ships with a mixture of rope fibres and pitch. The derivation …

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  • 19pitcher — See: little pitchers have big ears, relief pitcher, starting pitcher …

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  • 20pitcher — UK [ˈpɪtʃə(r)] / US [ˈpɪtʃər] noun [countable] Word forms pitcher : singular pitcher plural pitchers 1) a) British a container made of clay with two handles, used for holding liquids b) mainly American a jug for serving liquids from 2) the player …

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