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Noun: pitcher  pi-chu(r)
  1. (baseball) the person who does the pitching
    "our pitcher has a sore arm";
    - hurler [N. Amer], twirler
     
  2. An open vessel with a handle and a spout for pouring
    - ewer
     
  3. The quantity contained in a pitcher
    - pitcherful
     
  4. (botany) a leaf that is modified in such a way as to resemble a pitcher or ewer
     
  5. The position on a baseball team of the player who throws the ball for a batter to try to hit
    "he has played every position except pitcher";
    - mound

Sounds like: p

Derived forms: pitchers

Type of: ballplayer, baseball player, containerful, foliage, leaf, leafage, position, thrower, vessel

Part of: baseball team

Encyclopedia: Pitcher, New York