EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR PITCHED BATTLE
This was a pitched battle, and the farmers had all but won it.
Sorties were discussed, ambushes considered, and a pitched battle was planned.
It was not a moment for shooting:—but for a pitched battle, hand to hand.
A pitched battle was fought, and no quarter was given on either side.
A pitched battle followed and for a time the situation was alarming.
This gradually swelled into the incessant roar of pitched battle.
A pitched battle was fought at Napierville early in November.
A pitched battle was fought at Konieh on the 21st of December.
Max was armed to the teeth, as though in preparation for a pitched battle.
Unless I am in error, it had a pitched battle hereabouts with a kraken.