Pitch is a black sticky substance that is left over after the distillation process of many substances.(noun)
An example of pitch is the tar that is used in roofing.
Pitch is defined as to set something up.(verb)
An example of pitch is putting up a tent.
Pitch means to throw something.(verb)
An example of pitch is a baseball being tossed at a bat.
See pitch in Webster's New World College Dictionary
Origin: ME pich < OE pic < L pix (gen. picis) < IE base *pi-, to be fat > fat
Origin: ME picchen, ? form of picken, to pick
See pitch in American Heritage Dictionary 4
Origin: Middle English pich
Origin: , from Old English pic
Origin: and from Anglo-Norman piche
Origin: , both from Latin pix, pic-.
verb pitched, pitch·ing, pitch·es verb, transitive
Origin: Middle English pichen
Origin: , probably from Old English *piccean
Origin: , causative of *pīcian, to prick.
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