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Definition: To fetch a pump
(f[e^]ch; 224), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Fetched
p. pr. & vb. n.. Fetching
.] [OE. fecchen, AS. feccan, perh.
the same word as fetian; or cf. facian to wish to get,
OFries. faka to prepare. [root]77. Cf. Fet
, v. t.]
1. 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.
Time will run back and fetch the age of gold.
He called to her, and said, Fetch me, I pray thee, a
little water in a vessel, that I may drink. And as
she was going to fetch it he called to her, and
said, Bring me, I pray thee, a morsel of bread in
thine hand. --1 Kings
xvii. 11, 12.
2. To obtain as price or equivalent; to sell for.
Our native horses were held in small esteem, and
fetched low prices. --Macaulay.
3. To recall from a swoon; to revive; -- sometimes with to;
as, to fetch a man to.
Fetching men again when they swoon. --Bacon.
4. To reduce; to throw.
The sudden trip in wrestling that fetches a man to
the ground. --South.
5. To bring to accomplishment; to achieve; to make; to
perform, with certain objects; as, to fetch a compass; to
fetch a leap; to fetch a sigh.
I'll fetch a turn about the garden. --Shak.
He fetches his blow quick and sure. --South.
6. To bring or get within reach by going; to reach; to arrive
at; to attain; to reach by sailing.
Meantine flew our ships, and straight we fetched
The siren's isle. --Chapman.
7. To cause to come; to bring to a particular state.
They could n't fetch the butter in the churn. --W.
To fetch a compass
(Naut.), to make a circuit; to take a
circuitous route going to a place.
To fetch a pump
, to make it draw water by pouring water
into the top and working the handle.
To fetch headway
or To fetch sternway
(Naut.), to move
ahead or astern.
To fetch out
, to develop. ``The skill of the polisher
fetches out the colors [of marble]'' --Addison.
To fetch up
(a) To overtake. [Obs.] ``Says [the hare], I can fetch up
the tortoise when I please.'' --L'Estrange.
(b) To stop suddenly.