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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of fetch.

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Examples

  • Today a barrel of oil once again fetches around $40, but twenty years 'worth of inflation, combined with a population explosion, has brought per capita income down to below $7,000.

    The Fall of the House of Saud

  • The saddles are taken off, and serve for chairs; a running spring close by among the bushes supplies us with clear water; and Clementi again fetches cream from a milk-farm a little farther on.

    Untrodden Peaks and Unfrequented Valleys

  • I had heard snatches of stories concerning "fetches" - the simulacrum of the living appearing to those away, generally foretelling death.

    Year of the Unicorn

  • Japan: Ministry hopes 1880 ¥2 coin fetches 10 million times that

    COLLECTING COINS IN DIFFICULT ECONOMIC TIMES : Coin Collecting News

  • Her implicit belief in the wonders of second sight, and the strange tales she told of this mysterious faculty, used to astonish not a little her sober English friends; and it will be seen, that, at so late a period as the death of his friend Shelley, the idea of fetches and forewarnings impressed upon him by his mother had not wholly lost possession of the poet's mind.

    Life of Lord Byron

  • Ron buzzed up: Rare coin fetches over £2.3 million in auction

    Yahoo! News: Top Stories

  • Harnoor buzzed up: Rare coin fetches over £2.3 million in auction

    BBC TopGear: Cars and Autos News

  • Manuel buzzed up: Rare coin fetches over £2.3 million in auction

    Yahoo! News: Top Stories

  • Peace Maker buzzed up: Rare coin fetches over £2.3 million in auction

    Yahoo! News: Top Stories

  • Since then, it has been a roller-coaster ride for the woman whose name fetches 5,430,000 results in exactly 0.09 seconds on Google and whose face is the most photographed in sport.

    The Hindu - Front Page

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