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pitcher

noun [C] uk   /ˈpɪtʃ.ər/ us    //

pitcher noun [C] (CONTAINER)

UK ( US jug) a large, round container for liquids that has a flat base, a handle, and a very narrow raised opening at the top for pouring: an earthenware pitcherB1 [C] US ( UK jug) a container for holding liquids that has a handle and a shaped opening at the top for pouring: a glass/plastic pitcher a milk/water pitcher a pitcher of beer/water/lemonade

pitcher noun [C] (IN BASEBALL)

a player who pitches the ball in a baseball game
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