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pitcher in Baseball topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishpitcherpitch‧er /ˈpɪtʃə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 jug.jpg DSBthe player in baseball who throws the ball2 American EnglishDFU a container for holding and pouring a liquid, with a handle and a shaped part to help the liquid flow out syn jug British English a pitcher of water3 British EnglishDFU a large clay container with two handles, used in the past for holding and pouring a liquid
Examples from the Corpus
pitchera pitcher of iced teaIn Sarawak, travelers will visit Bako National Park, known for its birds, primates and pitcher plants.The Dodgers have 13 left-handed pitchers in camp.Their starting pitchers hold up, as if under warranty.John le Grant sat with the others, casting a glance at the pitcher as he passed.The girl carries the pitcher home.Our man paints the pitcher with curious colours in a mysterious maze of lines.