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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of pitch.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- Pitched; fixed; determined.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An obsolete preterit and past participle of pitch.
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As tempted as I was by the paving stone of rumsteak roasted Henri 4, or perhaps the pight language followed by the cross of the owner or some burned cream, I ended up playing it safe that evening and ordering what I thought was a basic grilled sausage.
And that may men prove, and shew there by a spear, that is pight into the earth, upon the hour of midday, when it is equinox, that sheweth no shadow on no side.
Howbeit, their captaines made them to returne with great strokes of swordes and other weapons, and to remount vpon the earth fallen from the sayd bulwarke, and pight seuen banners nigh to our repaire.
And on the morn the king removed with his great battle, and came into Champayne and in a valley, and there they pight their tents; and the king being set at his dinner, there came in two messengers, of whom that one was Marshal of
And there he pight many pavilions, and there was great war made on both parties, and much people slain.
Sir Palomides pight his pensel in midst of the field; and then they hurtled together with their spears as it were thunder, and either smote other to the earth.
Then was it told the king that Sir Mordred had pight a new field upon Barham Down.
Then she called unto her a gentlewoman and bade her bring forth a pavilion; and so she did, and pight it upon the gravel.
And so upon a day La Beale Isoud gat a sword privily and bare it to her garden, and there she pight the sword through a plum tree up to the hilt, so that it stuck fast, and it stood breast high.
The king was loath to agree thereto, for some of his council would not consent to it; but finally the cardinal shewed such reasons, that the king accorded that respite: and in the same place there was pight up a pavilion of red silk fresh and rich, and gave leave for that day every man to draw to their lodgings except the constable's and marshals 'battles.
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