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full pitch

(cricket) another term for full toss
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  • He could manage the break, but this full pitch made him slog wildly.

    Poor Relations Compton Mackenzie
  • They must have strayed far away indeed if they cannot hear when their friends hail them at the full pitch of the crane-voice!

    The Romance of the Woods F. J. Whishaw
  • “Ship on the sands, bearing south,” roared Jack Shales at the full pitch of his stentorian voice.

  • Only let him avoid the temptation to shout, and to sing up to the very top of his compass at full pitch.

    Advice to Singers Frederick James Crowest
  • Madam, I give you my word, he behaved to the full pitch as I myself should have done under similar circumstances.

  • The skipper comes on deck, takes a quick look round, and shouts at the full pitch of his lungs: 'All hands shorten sail!'

    All Afloat William Wood
  • “Ship on the sands, bearing south,” replied Jack at the full pitch of his stentorian voice.

    Man on the Ocean R.M. Ballantyne
  • Again Ned shouted at the full pitch of his lungs, and this time he thought he heard a faint reply.

    The Golden Dream R.M. Ballantyne
  • One of them, tall and gaunt, with long gray hair and wild eyes, was speaking at the full pitch of his voice.

  • A few glasses of champagne brought her to full pitch, and she showed the boldest and giddiest gaiety.

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