Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley

McCauley

[muh-kaw-lee]
noun
Mary Ludwig Hays, real name of Molly Pitcher.
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Pitcher

[pich-er]
noun
Molly (Mary Ludwig Hays McCauley) 1754–1832, American Revolutionary heroine.
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pitcher1 (ˈpɪtʃə)
 
n
1.  a large jug, usually rounded with a narrow neck and often of earthenware, used mainly for holding water
2.  botany any of the urn-shaped leaves of the pitcher plant
 
[C13: from Old French pichier, from Medieval Latin picārium, variant of bicāriumbeaker]

pitcher2 (ˈpɪtʃə)
 
n
1.  baseball the player on the fielding team who pitches the ball to the batter
2.  a granite stone or sett used in paving

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pitcher
"earthen jug," late 13c., from O.Fr. pichier (12c.), altered from bichier, from M.L. bicarium, probably from Gk. bikos "earthen vessel" (see beaker). Pitcher-plant is recorded from 1819.
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Pitcher definition


a vessel for containing liquids. In the East pitchers were usually carried on the head or shoulders (Gen. 24:15-20; Judg. 7:16, 19; Mark 14:13).

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