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 for Pitching piece
From 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.
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     2. The rough paving of a street to a grade with blocks of
        stone. --Mayhew.
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     3. (Hydraul. Eng.) A facing of stone laid upon a bank to
        prevent wear by tides or currents.
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     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.
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