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Definition of Pitcher
Pitcher 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.
2. A sort of crowbar for digging. [Obs.] --Mortimer.
PitcherPitcher Pitch"er, n. [OE. picher, OF. pichier, OHG. pehhar,
pehh[=a]ri; prob. of the same origin as E. beaker. Cf.
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 ear or handle.
2. (Bot.) A tubular or cuplike appendage or expansion of the
leaves of certain plants.
American pitcher plants, the species of Sarracenia. See
Australian pitcher plant, the Cephalotus follicularis, a
low saxifragaceous herb having two kinds of radical
leaves, some oblanceolate and entire, others transformed
into little ovoid pitchers, longitudinally triple-winged
and ciliated, the mouth covered with a lid shaped like a
California pitcher plant, the Darlingtonia California.
Pitcher plant, any plant with the whole or a part of the
leaves transformed into pitchers or cuplike organs,
especially the species of Nepenthes. See Nepenthes.
Meaning of Pitcher from wikipedia
- In baseball, the pitcher
is the player
from the pitcher
's mound toward
each play, with the goal of retiring...
- Pitcher plants
are several different carnivorous plants which
have modified leaves known
traps—a prey-trapping mechanism featuring
a deep cavity...
- control pitcher
, also known
as a finesse pitcher
, is a pitcher
who succeeds mostly
by using accurate
pitches, as opposed
to a power pitcher
purpurea, the purple pitcher
plant, northern pitcher
socks, or side-saddle flower, is a carnivorous plant
in the family
- In baseball
and softball, a relief pitcher
is a pitcher
the game after
the starting pitcher
due to injury, ineffectiveness...
- Molly Pitcher
is a nickname given
to a woman
said to have fought
in the American Revolutionary
War. She is most often identified
as Mary Ludwig
is an ambidextrous pitcher
who is able to pitch
with both the right
and left hand from the pitcher
's mound. Four 19th-century pitchers
- "winning pitcher
") and one pitcher
on the losing
team is given
a loss (the "losing pitcher
") in their respective
statistics. These pitchers
" will be called
jugs elsewhere. Generally
also has a handle, which makes pouring
easier. A ewer is an older
word for pitchers
- The Crow and the Pitcher
is one of Aesop's Fables, numbered
390 in the Perry
Index. It relates ancient observation
of corvid behaviour
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