Definitions

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  • adj. far-fetched

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Farfetched.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Same as far-fetched.

Etymologies

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far +‎ fet (past participle of fette).

Examples

  • But the sence is much altered & the hearers conceit strangly entangled by the figure Metalepsis, which I call the farfet, as when we had rather fetch a word a great way off then to vse one nerer hand to expresse the matter aswel & plainer.

    The Arte of English Poesie

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