- 08.005 It then became pitch-dark –
- 08.005 not what you call pitch-dark,
This word appears in only one paragraph in the whole book… twice. And Chapter 8 is famous for not having many hyphenated words. The word has its own OED sub-entry with and without hyphens in the examples.
“pitch, n.1.” OED Online, Oxford University Press, June 2017, http://www.oed.com/view/Entry/144680. Accessed 19 September 2017.