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  • n. Plural form of pitching.


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  • I havent read/seen/heard any of Barrymore's pitchings about that theme, but I don't doubt that they are out there.

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  • One bundle after another, as it took fire from falling brands, was pitched off the truck and left to burn out on the pavement; and to these bundle-pitchings Mrs. Lively kept up a running accompaniment of groans and ejaculations.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873

  • The shoes displayed the mud or dust of marches and bits of rounded trousers, protruding from the blankets, showed rents and tears from hurried pitchings through the dense brambles.

    The Red Badge of Courage

  • It was almost dusk when, after skirting the edge of a deep gorge, we reached a piece of bad road, where the coach with difficulty made its way, with frightful jolts and pitchings, till we drew up at Venta Colorado.

    In Indian Mexico (1908)

  • It was just one succession of rollings and pitchings from the time we left New Bedford till we got sight of the coast of Portugal.

    A Red Wallflower

  • He clambered up nearly to the orlop deck by means of the stowage, and then, watching for a lull in the pitchings of the vessel, he called out to me in as loud a tone as he could command, regardless, for the moment, of being overheard by the crew.

    The Works of Edgar Allan Poe — Volume 3

  • This is a formitable pitchings staff with a much better offense with - News

  • You're showing the guys hey, we're in it to win and we're getting some pitchings to help keep us in the game.

    Lone Star Ball


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