Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of pitch (the tarry substance).

Etymologies

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pitch +‎ -like

Examples

  • From what she could tell, he had used a pitchlike substance and duct tape.

    Fat Tuesday

  • The black buildings, or what was left of them, were constructed from a pitchlike substance extracted from the swamps and trees that covered most of New Hope.

    ROGUE SAUCER

  • Ty and Barney went off to film a sequence involving curare - not the actual preparation of the poison, whose recipe remained a closely guarded secret, but something to do with the dipping of spears and arrow tips into the noxious pitchlike mixture.

    River Of Desire

  • Leptandra has aching and soreness in the region of the liver and is especially indicated in the lazy livers of city men; but is distinguished from Mercurius in the stools, which are pitchlike and black, accompanied with no tenesmus, but rather a griping and the pains of Leptandra are dull, aching and burning in the posterior part of the liver.

    Bird & Wildlife Accessories

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