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The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Pitch \Pitch\, v. t. [OE. picchen; akin to E. pick, pike.] 1. To throw, generally with a definite aim or purpose; to cast; to hurl; to toss; as, to pitch quoits; to pitch hay; to pitch a ball. [1913 Webster] 2. To thrust or plant in the ground, as stakes or poles; hence, to fix firmly, as by means of poles; to establish; to arrange; as, to pitch a tent; to pitch a camp. [1913 Webster] 3. To set, face, or pave with rubble or undressed stones, as an embankment or a roadway. --Knight. [1913 Webster] 4. To fix or set the tone of; as, to pitch a tune. [1913 Webster] 5. To set or fix, as a price or value. [Obs.] --Shak. [1913 Webster] Pitched battle, a general battle; a battle in which the hostile forces have fixed positions; -- in distinction from a skirmish. To pitch into, to attack; to assault; to abuse. [Slang] [1913 Webster]