Meaning of pitcher


Pronunciation: (pich'ur), [key]
  1. a container, usually with a handle and spout or lip, for holding and pouring liquids.
    1. a pitcherlike modification of the leaf of certain plants.
    2. an ascidium.


Pronunciation: (pich'ur), [key]
  1. a person who pitches.
  2. the player who throws the ball to the opposing batter.
  3. Also calleda club with an iron head the face of which has more slope than a mashie but less slope than a pitching niblick.
  4. sett (def. 1).


Pronunciation: (pich'ur), [key]
  1. (Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley), 1754–1832, American Revolutionary heroine.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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