1. [mid-19C–1910s] (UK Und.) to pass counterfeit coins.
2. [early 19C+] to tell a tale, to speak persuasively.
3. [mid–19C] (UK Und.) to follow a given begging speciality.
4. [1930s+] (drugs) to sell drugs.
5. in sexual uses [baseball imagery; ult. fig. use of SE pitch, to throw].
(a) [1960s+] (gay) to be the active partner in anal sex or in sado-masochism.
(b) [1980s+] (Aus. prison) to act in an ostentatiously homosexual manner.
(c) [1990s+] (US campus) to ejaculate.
see pitch a boogie-woogie under boogie-woogie n.
[mid-19C–1930s] to tell a story, esp. a sad or romantic one.
see under yarn n.
[1950s] (US) of a man, to seduce a woman.
[mid-19C+] to speak forcefully, to state a case with feeling or enthusiasm, to exaggerate.
1. [late 17C–19C] to target.
2. [1930s+] (Aus.) to nag, to attack verbally, to tell off.
[mid-19C] (UK Und.) to stop doing something.
[late 19C–1900s] to tell exaggerated stories, esp. as a confidence trickster.
[1950s] (US) to gossip (maliciously), to slander.
see pitch a fork
see prick the garter under prick v.2
[mid-19C] a drinking game, whereby the company throw pennies into a tankard, the winner — taking the pence of their rivals — being the person who is most accurate.
[mid-19C+] to tell exaggerated stories, esp. as a confidence trickster.
[1930s+] (Aus./US) to utter affectionate pleasantries.
[mid-19C] (UK Und.) working without accomplices.
SE in slang uses
[1930s] (US black) to host or enjoy oneself at a party.
see under bitch n.1
[1990s+] (orig. US) to get an erection.