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1A large jug.
jug, ewer, jar, crockView synonyms
- ‘He walked to a large gold table and placed the contents on his tray-a few small cups and a pitcher of water-onto it.’
- ‘The handle in the shape of a hound dog was a popular treatment for mid-nineteenth-century pitcher handles.’
- ‘She poured two glasses of iced tea from a glass pitcher.’
- ‘Each table had silverware and a clean glass pitcher of syrup.’
- ‘He poured a glass of water from a plastic pitcher and pressed it into my hands.’
- ‘One thing I would recommend though, would be to serve the water from glass pitchers rather than white plastic.’
- ‘Her mother seated herself, pouring some water from a pitcher into her glass, before answering.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘The first piece was a giraffe whose neck was the handle of a pitcher.’
- ‘Take an earthen pitcher or any suitable container which should be clean and washed properly.’
- ‘Maralynne returned eventually with a full glass and a not-full pitcher.’
- ‘Dried wheat grass found in a drawer was artfully arranged in a blue glass pitcher and became a dining-table centerpiece.’
- ‘A 24-oz. glass and pitcher are other options, but not available at every unit.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Taking out a glass pitcher filled with a dark-reddish fluid, she places it on the table and then turns to the cabinets above the sink.’
- ‘Wick downed the rest of the glass of beer and poured from the pitcher.’
- ‘In front of him was a man holding a pitcher filled with some liquid.’
- ‘I took the small blue pitcher and began to pour the white liquid over my cereal.’
- ‘The participants were then asked to sit alone in room for 12 minutes and then they were presented with a snack tray and a pitcher of water.’
- ‘Under the rays of the burning sun Molly Hays ran forward carrying a large, full pitcher of water.’
- ‘I have a quart-sized Pyrex glass pitcher that's absolutely perfect.’
- 1.1 The contents of a pitcher.‘a pitcher of water’
- ‘Our bar trivia team won three straight pitchers of beer this week.’
- ‘Anyway, it won me a pitcher of Fosters, which I forgot to cash in.’
- ‘It is regarded as being akin to rocket fuel so just imagine what state a person or persons would be in if they purchased a pitcher of the stuff.’
- ‘They also asked for a pitcher of lemonade to wash down their meal with.’
- ‘Over 200 people attended the event, drawn in by cheap pitchers of beer.’
- ‘He didn't knock back a pitcher of lemonade before he staggered onto the stage.’
- ‘We were at a little Mexican restaurant in old Montreal and we had a pitcher of Sangria.’
- ‘So, on Thursday, I'm out with Dave, and he orders a pitcher of Budweiser.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Start with a pitcher of Martinis and your favorite spouse.’
- ‘My recommendation is to just get a pitcher of whatever is on special that night and try to pin the designated driver duty on someone else.’
- ‘He chases a four-hour mountain-bike ride with a pepperoni pizza and a pitcher of beer.’
- ‘Endless pitchers of beer are slopping at us like the tap is stuck open.’
- ‘Here eyes on the pitcher of orange juice that was being passed around.’
- ‘After a pitcher of sangria, the pitch is: look at me, I'm out of control, I may need therapy, I'm damaged, deviant and different.’
- ‘I took it upon myself to order for the table a pitcher of sangria.’
- ‘But when you're fixing a pitcher of Bloody Marys, so much is going in that, the vodka is not the issue.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘If they bring their own tequila, they can order a pitcher of fresh limeade or watermelon juice to make margaritas.’
- ‘We had Big-P's special burgers last week and I made a pitcher of delicious summer punch to go with them…’
2pitchersBroken pottery crushed and reused.
3The modified leaf of a pitcher plant.
- ‘These will grow tall green pitchers with a wavy lid and light red veining.’
- ‘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.’
Middle English: from Old French pichier ‘pot’, based on late Latin picarium.
1The player who delivers the ball to the batter.
- ‘No drug can eliminate that mental torment when a hitter is supposed to deliver or a pitcher is supposed to succeed.’
- ‘The pitcher threw four straight balls, and none of them were near the plate.’
- ‘All eight patients were competitive baseball players (seven pitchers, one catcher).’
- ‘Unlike a hockey goalie or a baseball pitcher, one dominant player is not enough to determine a game.’
- ‘The pitcher fields the ball while running toward the line and flips it to the third baseman.’
- ‘The Giants could be vulnerable, losing four everyday players and a starting pitcher.’
- ‘It was a situation in which most pitchers would deliver a fastball to get the first strike.’
- ‘No matter how fast a pitcher can throw a ball, it always travels 60 feet, six inches before it is declared a strike.’
- ‘Few position players or pitchers maintain an even remotely uniform level of effectiveness.’
- ‘Then, after handing the ball over, the pitcher has to make that same march back to the dugout alone.’
- ‘Can you tell me what the major league record is for most consecutive batters retired by a pitcher and who holds it?’
- ‘The decision was made because there were no players left, no pitchers left.’
- ‘As the pitch came in, Shay and his teammate swung at the ball and together they hit a slow ground ball to the pitcher.’
- ‘Only a handful of pitchers in major league history have struck out 19 batters in a game.’
- ‘Baseball's going to need to get a lot smarter on how to value players, especially pitchers.’
- ‘Most girls played softball, so finding baseball pitchers was often difficult.’
- ‘In the game, you take on the roles as the pitcher, fielder, batter, everyone with the simple control scheme.’
- ‘After all, the pitcher is the one player who can dominate and take control of a game.’
- ‘The catcher has to stay within the box until the pitcher delivers the ball.’
- ‘See the accompanying chart for pitchers and position players with the most years of major league service.’
2A stone used for paving.
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