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  • n. Plural form of fetcher.


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  • When the money-fetchers returned, the cash was wet and had to be peeled off in delicate layers but the bar was prepared; above the register were miniature clotheslines and clothespins and dollars were promptly hung with care to dry.

    Jasmine Moy: Rest and Relaxation: Cruise Along Turkey's Southern Coast

  • Now, had they ran on the shoes of the police security personnel sent to fetch and snatch Lozada, I doubt it very much if they would make it face-to-face with the fetchers led by no less than the assistant chief of the airport.

    Executive department belittles legislature

  • Many women in Africa also bear the overwhelming burden of providing food for the family, in addition to being the hewers of wood and fetchers of water.

    African National Congress Parliamentary Caucus

  • But I confess I agree with what Lou Dobbs said - that the overly elaborate funerals, lifetime retinues of government security and fetchers for each 1st Lady 6 taking Roslynn Carter to her hair salon in 2004, and 400 million dollar libraries are helping recast the Presidency as a version of European of Pharonic royalty.


  • They are the fetchers of food and drink for European visitors, the tenders of native gardens, diggers in the soil for roots and gatherers of wild fruit in times of famine.

    Where Women Make History: Gendered Tellings of Community and Change in Magude, Mozambique

  • Those women who had the temerity to stand up and insist they wanted to be more than the coffee makers and paper fetchers in the movement were booed off the stage.

    Trusting in Blind Stupidity

  • She had brought two CodePink “girls” with her: Tiffany Burns and Alicia Sexton, who would become my closest assistants, confidantes, gofers, present holders, water fetchers, buffers, and all-around friends.

    Peace Mom

  • 'Were no refreshments sent?' asked Shirley, while her countenance, hitherto so clear, propitious, and quiet, even while she was rating the milk-fetchers, suddenly turned dark and warm.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • On reaching the hall, they found the back-yard gates open, and the court and kitchen seemed crowded with excited milk-fetchers - men, women, and children, whom Mrs. Gill, the housekeeper, appeared vainly persuading to take their milk - cans and depart.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • They have been bought as a job lot by the Ministry for War and will work as fetchers and sentinels in the trenches, the creatures.

    At Swim, Two Boys


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