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- n. A person or thing that fetches something
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. One who fetches or brings.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which fetches or brings.
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White was trying to convince us that a "fetcher" flank was an unnecessary adjunct in the modern game, and the performance of the French back row that day helped convince him otherwise.
In the past a 'fetcher' such as Waugh could make a tackle, get to his feet, and contest possession.
Since an injury ruled loose forward and 'fetcher' Heinrich Brussouw out of Bok consideration for this year, the back-row choices of De Villiers have almost inevitably sparked an outcry.
One more story about my black Lab, Sydney, the newspaper fetcher.
There was less to fear from the “indefatigable,” a young man just come out or an old beau who danced indiscriminately with any and all women, and the “indispensable,” the anxious fetcher and carrier of wraps, gloves, lemonade, fans and ices, but a young lady was introduced to as many approved and eligible men as quickly as possible.
So while I'm not in school I spend my time, like the rest of the jobless folks in Los Angeles, sweeping the city streets for signs of waitressing jobs, barista positions, booze running girl spots in nightclubs and larger size fetcher gigs in retail stores.
She calls the 13-year-old Portuguese water dog "a world-class fetcher of tennis balls and a meeter and greeter of presidents, senators, congressmen and even foreign dignitaries."
Philip came forth last, with the armourer's boy beside him, fetcher and carrier for the work of bolting iron across the gap in the wall.
If Hillary had not been married to the Governor of Arkansas, she might have trouble getting a store greeter and cart fetcher job.
You don't even need to check the byline to know that it was NOT written by tire-swingen and donut-fetcher Ron Fournier.
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