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[ pich-ing ]


  1. the act of revetting or paving with small stones.
  2. stones so used.

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Word History and Origins

Origin of pitching1

First recorded in 1685–95; pitch 1 + -ing 1

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Example Sentences

He pointed to a branded Animal Crossing island as an example of the first thing many companies end up pitching.

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Even if Bauer departs, the Cincinnati Reds could still have an above-average pitching staff, with arms like Luis Castillo and Sonny Gray returning.

Big pitching dollars will go to Bauer and Masahiro Tanaka, as well as to closer Liam Hendriks.

Nationals decline options for Adam Eaton, Howie Kendrick, Aníbal Sánchez and Eric ThamesWashington hired Jim Hickey to replace Menhart as pitching coach.

The group is rounded out by Tim Bogar, Henry Blanco, Kevin Long, Pat Roessler and Jim Hickey, whom Manager Dave Martinez handpicked to replace Paul Menhart as pitching coach.

Caen was pitching and I was crouched behind the dish, catching.

They also attracted Stephanie Allain as an executive producer, who began pitching it to various studios.

That finding is a direct reflection of the original premise behind Roger Ailes pitching Fox News as “far and balanced.”

Still, it took writer Stephen Beresford twenty years of pitching his story around to get the film made.

He knows baseball, but all he knows about pitching is that he couldn't hit it.

"I'm sorry for our mysterious friends," said Mr. Bradford, as he finished pitching the large tent.

They could make it out quite plainly, pitching slightly in the sea, with apparently some one at either end.

Dinner-hour came, and they had the Spray well in sight, some miles ahead and pitching hard.

Our first care was to make good any defects in our boat: some leaks were stopped by a little calking and pitching.

Within half an hour after pitching tents breakfast had been eaten, and much progress made with unpacking the escort wagons.


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