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pitchman a street vendor or seller of cheap wares, esp. at a carnival, with a colorful sales spiel. [2 definitions]
pitchout in baseball, a ball deliberately pitched outside the plate in anticipation of an attempted steal by a base runner. [2 definitions]
pitch pine any of various pine trees cultivated as a source of pitch or turpentine.
pitch pipe a small musical pipe or pipes with invariable pitch, used as a tuning standard by singers and other musicians.
pitchstone a glassy rock of volcanic origin having the appearance of lustrous pitch.
pitch woo (old-fashioned) to try to win the affections of another, esp. the affections of a woman; court. [2 definitions]
pitchy full of or smeared with pitch. [2 definitions]
piteous worthy of or inspiring pity or sympathy; pitiable.
pitfall an unexpected or hidden danger. [2 definitions]
pith the soft central portion of certain plant stems and animal parts such as feathers. [5 definitions]
Pithecanthropus (Latin) a former genus of extinct hominids; Java man. (See Homo erectus.)
pithy exactly and concisely appropriate; effective; forceful. [2 definitions]
pitiable worthy of or inspiring pity or sympathy; piteous. [2 definitions]
pitiful worthy of or inspiring pity or sympathy; pitiable. [2 definitions]
pitiless having or demonstrating no pity or mercy; ruthless.
pitman a person who works in a pit, such as a coal miner. [2 definitions]
piton a sharp-pointed metal spike designed to be hammered into rock or ice for giving support or for attaching a rope in mountain climbing.
pit saw a large saw used to cut wood lengthwise that is handled by two persons, one positioned on the log and the second in a pit or trench beneath it.
pit stop time out from a race for a car to refuel or be serviced at the pit area.
pittance a contemptibly small portion, amount, or payment. [2 definitions]
pitted1 having had the stones or pits removed, as from olives or cherries.