pitch shot

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n pitch shot a high approach shot in golf
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Usage

In literature:

Cook now ordered a gun to be fired, and a shot was pitched among the crowd.
"Notable Voyagers" by W.H.G. Kingston and Henry Frith
The next shot pitched into the midst of their ranks, emptying at least a couple of saddles.
"The Three Commanders" by W.H.G. Kingston
A pitching discharge of shot from a higher level, at such an angle that the shot do not ricochet.
"The Sailor's Word-Book" by William Henry Smyth
The thug straightened up with a wrench, he shot his right arm above his head and pitched forward across the body of the woman.
"Complete Story of the San Francisco Horror" by Richard Linthicum
Shots between these and English vessels of the same types were exchanged at long range, but a pitched battle did not come for still a week.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
Instantly there came a shot, and, without a moan, he pitched forward head foremost and fell in a heap between the wheels.
"Buffalo Bill's Spy Trailer" by Colonel Prentiss Ingraham
Then as the group sat unmoving, rigid, keyed to the highest pitch of expectancy, there followed quickly two more shots.
"In the Shadow of the Hills" by George C. Shedd
The shot roared out, and Father Danny pitched forward to the floor.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
A single shot would have brought on a pitched battle.
"Gold" by Stewart White
Our seventh shot pitches close to him, and ricochets.
"Merchantmen-at-Arms" by David W. Bone
It was a lucky shot, for one of the ponies pitched forward, throwing its rider violently over its head.
"With Rifle and Bayonet" by F.S. Brereton
A volley rang out and four of the redmen pitched forward, shot through the back.
"Marching on Niagara" by Edward Stratemeyer
Didn't you hear the shot I pitched up before?
"Cursed by a Fortune" by George Manville Fenn
He shot, saw the leading warrior pitch from his horse, and reloaded the rifle to shoot again.
"The Lost Wagon" by James Arthur Kjelgaard
They made houses, and pitched their camp in a plain field a crossbow-shot from the river.
"A Narrative of the expedition of Hernando de Soto into Florida published at Evora in 1557" by A Gentleman of Elvas
The bow of the pinnace was stove in, and she pitched forward into the water like an angry bull brought to his knees by a rifle shot.
"Yankee Ships and Yankee Sailors: Tales of 1812" by James Barnes
I played my pitch shot, with plenty of back-spin on it, and stopped ten or twelve feet short of the hole.
"Fore!" by Charles Emmett Van Loan
The tail of the airplane shot up and the nose pitched to a sharp angle.
"Ruth Fielding Homeward Bound" by Alice B. Emerson
It won't pitch a shot worth tuppence.
"The Noank's Log" by W. O. Stoddard
He was shot from that grove on a pitch dark night, and that is all there is to it.
"Mrs. Balfame" by Gertrude Franklin Horn Atherton
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In poetry:

In the beginning was the secret brain.
The brain was celled and soldered in the thought
Before the pitch was forking to a sun;
Before the veins were shaking in their sieve,
Blood shot and scattered to the winds of light
The ribbed original of love.
"In The Beginning" by Dylan Thomas

In news:

Tomorrow, Alger could get shot to pitch at Parkview as a pro as he recently joined the TinCaps for the postseason.
Last Resort, Pawel Pawlikowski's previous film, was a pitch-perfect, post-Loachian portrait of refugee idleness in the lowlands of Kent, so astutely naturalistic it's hard to believe that it wasn't shot from behind a two-way mirror.
Equipment, mechanics can help pitch shot .
0 Tampa Bay Lightning Coach Guy Boucher unleashes a wrist shot for a strike during the ceremonial first pitch at the Rays-Blue Jays game Friday night.
Minnesota Twins' Matt Capps a long shot to pitch in September.
' Pitch Perfect' review: Baton Rouge-shot musical comedy hits the right notes.
Anna Kendrick, third from right, stars in the Baton Rouge-shot musical comedy ' Pitch Perfect'.
Learn the right technique for a chip shot with a pitching wedge.
The city will take another shot at pitching a protected bike lane for Columbus Avenue this week.
Actually, my introduction to the game was catching short pitch shots from my dad with my ball glove.
New York Debuts Pro-Business Pitch Shot by Spike Lee, with a voiceover by Robert DeNiro June 22 2012.
If you need to hit a high and soft pitch shot, Derek Nannen, PGA, has just the tip for you.
Learn the right technique for a chip shot with a pitching wedge .
East grad Randy Wells will get a shot to pitch for Rangers.
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