Definition of Molly Pitcher

1. Noun. 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).

Exact synonyms: Mary Ludwig Hays Mccauley, Mary Mccauley, Mccauley
Generic synonyms: Heroine



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Molly Pitcher

Molisch's test
Molisch reaction
Molisch test
Molise
Moll's glands
Mollah
Mollaret's meningitis
Mollie
Mollienesia
Molluga
Molluga verticillata
Molly Maguire
Molly Maguires
Molly Miller
Molly Pitcher (current term)
Molnar
Moloc
Moloch
Moloch horridus
Molock
Molok
Molokai
Molokai Island
Moloney's virus
Moloney murine leukaemia virus
Moloney murine sarcoma virus
Moloney test
Molossia
Molossian

Literary usage of Molly Pitcher

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1. Poems of American History by Burton Egbert Stevenson (1908)
"Molly Pitcher sprang to his side, Fired as she saw her husband do. ... Molly Pitcher, you saved the day," He said, as he gave her a hero's hand. ..."

2. Women in American History by Grace Humphrey (1919)
"CHAPTER V Molly Pitcher 1754-1832 MARY LUDWIG, the daughter of a German settler, was born on a small farm between Princeton and Trenton in New Jersey. ..."

3. The Pioneer Mothers of America: A Record of the More Notable Women of the by Harry Clinton Green, Mary Wolcott Green (1912)
"... the blacksmith's helper, who captured British cannon for the minute- men—Mary Ludwig Hays," Molly Pitcher," and her prototype, Margaret Corbin, ..."

4. The Pioneer Mothers of America: A Record of the More Notable Women of the by Harry Clinton Green, Mary Wolcott Green (1912)
"... the blacksmith's helper, who captured British cannon for the minute- men—Mary Ludwig Hays," Molly Pitcher," and her prototype, Margaret Corbin, ..."

5. Revolutionary Reader: Reminiscences and Indian Legends by Sophie Lee Foster (1913)
"JL WALKER, Lyman Hall Chapter, DAR Molly Pitcher FOR HALL OF FAME. The movement to place in the hall of fame a bust of Molly Pitcher, the only woman ..."

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