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 Pitch’ers.Pi’tri (plur. PITARAS). 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pithos.
 
A large jar to keep wine or oil in. Winckelmann has engraved a copy of a curious bas-relief representing Diogns occupying a pithos and holding conversation with Alexander the Great. (Greek pithos, a large wine jar.)   1
 


 Pitch’ers.Pi’tri (plur. PITARAS). 

 
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