|a fool or simpleton; ninny.|
|a children's mummer's parade, as on the Fourth of July, with prizes for the best costumes.|
|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 bicārium|
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).