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Major John Postell had been pitched upon as the first victim.

The Diné, whirling on his heel, met the arrow with his throat, and pitched choking.

What pitched battles, worthy to be chanted in Homeric strains!

He pitched us some breakfast, but he told us not to come abaft the midship compass.

After this, the people removed from Hazeroth, and pitched in the wilderness of Paran.

He pitched his camp out by the mountain, and nobody disturbed him.

A pretty dreary camp we pitched that evening near the place of our mishap.

Camp was pitched in a grove of spruces at the lower end of the lake.

I pitched it pretty middlin' high, I fetched a lusty tone, But oh, alas!

Well, look here, Colonel, I'll show you the very place it pitched.

WORD ORIGIN

"resinous substance, wood tar," late 12c., pich, from Old English pic "pitch," from a Germanic borrowing (cf. Old Saxon and Old Frisian pik, Middle Dutch pik, Dutch pek, Old High German pek, German Pech, Old Norse bik) from Latin pix (genitive picis) "pitch," from PIE root *pi- "sap, juice" (cf. Greek pissa, Lithuanian pikis, Old Church Slavonic piklu "pitch;" see pine (n.)). Applied to pine resins from late 14c. Pitch-black is attested from 1590s; pitch-dark from 1680s.

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