English to English
||A stratagem by which a thing is indirectly brought to pass, or by which one thing seems intended and another is done; a trick; an artifice. |
||go or come after and bring or take back |
• Get me those books over there, please
• Could you bring the wine?
• The dog fetched the hat
||be sold for a certain price |
• The painting brought $10,000
• The old print fetched a high price at the auction
• The devil will fetch you!
||To bear toward the person speaking, or the person or thing from whose point of view the action is contemplated; to go and bring; to get. |
||To bring one's self; to make headway; to veer; as, to fetch about; to fetch to windward. |