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  3  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pitch  \Pitch\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pitched};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pitching}.]  [See  {Pitch},  n.] 
  1.  To  cover  over  or  smear  with  pitch.  --Gen.  vi  14. 
  2.  Fig.:  To  darken;  to  blacken;  to  obscure. 
  The  welkin  pitched  with  sullen  could  --Addison. 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Pitching  \Pitch"ing\,  n. 
  1.  The  act  of  throwing  or  casting;  a  cast;  a  pitch;  as  wild 
  pitching  in  baseball. 
  2.  The  rough  paving  of  a  street  to  a  grade  with  blocks  of 
  stone.  --Mayhew. 
  3.  (Hydraul.  Eng.)  A  facing  of  stone  laid  upon  a  bank  to 
  prevent  wear  by  tides  or  currents. 
  {Pitching  piece}  (Carp.),  the  horizontal  timber  supporting 
  the  floor  of  a  platform  of  a  stairway,  and  against  which 
  the  stringpieces  of  the  sloping  parts  are  supported. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  1:  playing  the  position  of  pitcher  on  a  baseball  team 
  2:  abrupt  up-and-down  motion  (as  caused  by  a  ship  or  other 
  conveyance);  "the  pitching  and  tossing  was  quite  exciting" 
  [syn:  {lurch},  {pitch}] 

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