Pitcher

[ pich-er ]
/ ˈpɪtʃ ər /

noun

MollyMary Ludwig Hays McCauley, 1754–1832, American Revolutionary heroine.
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British Dictionary definitions for molly pitcher (1 of 2)

pitcher1
/ (ˈpɪtʃə) /

noun

a large jug, usually rounded with a narrow neck and often of earthenware, used mainly for holding water
botany any of the urn-shaped leaves of the pitcher plant

Word Origin for pitcher

C13: from Old French pichier, from Medieval Latin picārium, variant of bicārium beaker

British Dictionary definitions for molly pitcher (2 of 2)

pitcher2
/ (ˈpɪtʃə) /

noun

baseball the player on the fielding team who pitches the ball to the batter
a granite stone or sett used in paving
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Idioms and Phrases with molly pitcher

pitcher

see little pitchers have big ears.

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