pitchy (adj.) Old form(s): pitchie
pitch-dark, black, inky, dark
1H6 II.ii.2[Bedford to all] night is fled, / Whose pitchy mantle overveiled the earth
3H6 V.vi.85[Richard alone, of George] I will sort a pitchy day for thee
AW IV.iv.24[Helena to Widow] When saucy trusting of the cozened thoughts / Defiles the pitchy night
Luc.550[of a black cloud] some gentle gust doth ... blow these pitchy vapours from their biding
Ven.821[] the merciless and pitchy night
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