Earth pitch

(Min.) mineral tar, a kind of asphaltum.
- Lyell.

See also: Earth

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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"We used to watch the big games on TV, then try to recreate the same moves on our favourite dusty earth pitch," he recalls.
'I first played football on an earth pitch when I was a small child, so it is like a dream to see the Ibrox crowd get to its feet to applaud me.
In the late 1880s Barnum and Baileys Greatest Show on Earth pitched their tent on the long field on Junction Road, followed two or three years later by Buffalo Bill Cody's Wild West Show.