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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fetch.

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Examples

  • A work by abstract artist Clyfford Still being sold to fund a museum in his name fetched an artist's record of $61.7 million US at auction Wednesday in New York.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • This, Author-friends, is the first book the wee infant Rejectionist ever fetched from the Adult Fiction Shelves of our local library, which were appropriately located in a dimly lit and somewhat cavernous back room, and we remember very distinctly the sense of Import we felt pulling this extraordinary volume off the towering shelf with our tiny hands.

    HAPPY GENOCIDE DAY, AUTHOR-FRIENDS

  • He said I could look at the photocopies but not the books, he had initially fetched from the shelves, in relation to my query.

    Backwards trend in Library « Cork Genealogist

  • Lower camp: the water has to be fetched from a pump for cooking and drinking.

    Work Camp 10911 GW

  • Because I find it far-fetched from a geo-physical standpoint to believe that humanity has the ability to obliterate such a massive body of rock as our planet.

    Coyote Blog » Blog Archive » Climate and Religious Fundamentalism

  • To complete it all, Clara fetched from the cabin an ukulele of boa wood that was the twin to Saxon's, and together they sang

    CHAPTER XI

  • In addition, during a benefit auction the night before the spring game, three dinner dates with basketball coach Frank Martin fetched $17,500 apiece.

    Around the Big12 Conference

  • I do not know, save that it was centuries before the wide-spreading drift of all us Sons of the Mountain fetched into India, and that it was long before ever I was an Aryan master in Old Egypt building my two burial places and defacing the tombs of kings before me.

    Chapter 21

  • How far-fetched is it to think that such textual effects might, in turn, even go some way toward acclimating us, at least by analogy, to the always estranged — no matter how intimately engaged — habitus of the Other?

    Phonemanography: Romantic to Victorian

  • There was no refrigeration, every drop of water was fetched from the neighborhood faucet, all cooking took place on a two-burner gas stove, and baking was done in a wood-fired oven.

    Archive 2007-11-01

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