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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pitching \Pitch"ing\, n. 1. The act of throwing or casting; a cast; a pitch; as, wild pitching in baseball. [1913 Webster] 2. The rough paving of a street to a grade with blocks of stone. --Mayhew. [1913 Webster] 3. (Hydraul. Eng.) A facing of stone laid upon a bank to prevent wear by tides or currents. [1913 Webster] Pitching piece (Carp.), the horizontal timber supporting the floor of a platform of a stairway, and against which the stringpieces of the sloping parts are supported. [1913 Webster]