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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Pitch v. t.
 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.
 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.
 3. To set, face, or pave with rubble or undressed stones, as an embankment or a roadway.
 4. To fix or set the tone of; as, to pitch a tune.
 5. To set or fix, as a price or value. [Obs.]
 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]