[ pich-er ]
/ ˈpɪtʃ ər /
MollyMary Ludwig Hays McCauley,1754–1832, American Revolutionary heroine.
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Which of the following words means “to travel or journey, especially to walk on foot”?
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British Dictionary definitions for molly pitcher (1 of 2)
/ (ˈpɪtʃə) /
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)
/ (ˈpɪtʃə) /
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
see little pitchers have big ears.
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