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Molly Pitcher

Definitions

  • Molly Pitcher
    Molly Pitcher
  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Molly Pitcher heroine of the American Revolution who carried water to soldiers during the Battle of Monmouth Court House and took over her husband's gun when he was overcome by heat (1754-1832)
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Usage

In literature:

Every one in the army soon came to hear of the exploit of Molly Pitcher, and it was not long before she was called Captain Molly.
"Stories of New Jersey" by Frank Richard Stockton
THE STORY OF MOLLY PITCHER.
"The Greater Republic" by Charles Morris
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In news:

Hystericalady Eyes Molly Pitcher Repeat.
Hystericalady, shown winning the 2007 Molly Pitcher, tries for a repeat on Aug 24.
Promenade Girl Spoils Molly Pitcher for 'Pond.
Sondra Bender's Promenade Girl spoiled the return to action of Round Pond in Sunday's $294,000 Molly Pitcher Breeders' Cup Handicap (gr II) for fillies and mares on a sloppy track at Monmouth Park.
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