There are 2 definitions of pitcher in English:

pitcher1

Line breaks: pitch¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪtʃə
 
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noun

  • 1A large jug.
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    • Carrying a glass pitcher full of dark-brown liquid, with a healthy head of foam on it, he places it and two drinking bowls before us.
    • He poured a glass of water from a plastic pitcher and pressed it into my hands.
    • I finally found the strength to move, I picked up the cream china pitcher and poured the cool water into the basin and washed my face.
    Synonyms
    jug, ewer, jar, crock; North American creamer
    historical jorum
  • 1.1The contents of a pitcher: a pitcher of water
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    • As a result, they also had a wings and beer special where you get a pitcher of beer along with 20 jumbo chicken wings for only $20.
    • For instance, Manoj, a software engineer, prefers to have a pitcher of chilled sweet toddy with friends to beat the lethargy of a lazy Sunday.
    • We had Big-P's special burgers last week and I made a pitcher of delicious summer punch to go with them…
  • 2 (pitchers) Broken pottery crushed and reused.
  • 3The modified leaf of a pitcher plant.
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    • The sides of the pitcher are slippery and may be grooved in such a way so as to ensure that the insects cannot climb out.
    • These will grow tall green pitchers with a wavy lid and light red veining.

Derivatives

pitcherful

noun (plural pitcherfuls)
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  • Only a slob would make and refrigerate a pitcherful in advance.
  • Callum Balfour had been up for hours, mulling over accounts and business and chugging water with Alka Seltzer by the pitcherful.
  • Mrs. Wexler came in, carrying a tray with six filled glasses and a pitcherful of the drink.

Origin

Middle English: from Old French pichier 'pot', based on late Latin picarium.

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There are 2 definitions of pitcher in English:

pitcher2

Line breaks: pitch¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈpɪtʃə
 
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noun

  • 1 Baseball The player who delivers the ball to the batter.
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    • The catcher has to stay within the box until the pitcher delivers the ball.
    • It was a situation in which most pitchers would deliver a fastball to get the first strike.
    • All eight patients were competitive baseball players (seven pitchers, one catcher).
  • 2A stone used for paving.

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