a shot in which the ball is hit high into the air and with backspin to ensure little roll upon landing, used in approaching the green.
[pich-stohn] /ˈpɪtʃˌstoʊn/ noun 1. a glassy volcanic rock having a resinous luster and resembling hardened pitch. /ˈpɪtʃˌstəʊn/ noun 1. a dark glassy acid volcanic rock similar in composition to granite, usually intruded as dykes, sills, etc
noun 1. (in a gear or rack) an imaginary surface forming a plane (pitch plane) a cylinder (pitch cylinder) or a cone or frustrum (pitch cone) that moves tangentially to a similar surface in a meshing gear so that both surfaces travel at the same speed.
- Pitch wart
pitch wart n. A precancerous keratotic epidermal tumor that is common among individuals who work with pitch and coal tar derivatives.
- Pitch woo
verb phrase To kiss and caress; neck: And she pitches some more woo with Dr Jan (1930s+ Teenagers) Court, make love to, flatter, as in They sat on the porch swing, pitching woo, or He’s an excellent salesman, adept at pitching woo. This idiom, which may be obsolescent, uses pitch in the sense of “talk.” […]