Fetch out


  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Fetch out to draw forth, develop
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. feccan, an altered form of fetian, to fetch; cf. Ger. fassen, to seize.


In literature:

The word fetched me out of my bunk like a shot from a gun.
"Poison Island" by Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch (Q)
He was glad when Leslie called to fetch him out.
"The Lee Shore" by Rose Macaulay
They whispered together for a moment, then she shook out her prim skirts and dropped me a curtsey, and went away to fetch Carette.
"Carette of Sark" by John Oxenham
Neville almost wished now that Barry would give up Gerda and go out to Rome and fetch Nan back.
"Dangerous Ages" by Rose Macaulay
Thou wilt manage, of course, to get out o' the room before she can tell thee to fetch it.
"A Lover in Homespun" by F. Clifford Smith
In the evening I went out in the car to fetch the general.
"Adventures of a Despatch Rider" by W. H. L. Watson
The ranch-owner's foreman would fetch them out in a Ford.
"The Bad Man" by Charles Hanson Towne
There came the moment when all the cooks and scullions ran out of the kitchen to fetch the silver platters on which to lay the dishes.
"Old Peter's Russian Tales" by Arthur Ransome
They saw that we were too strong for them, but called out that they would go and fetch more people.
"Narrative of a Mission to Central Africa Performed in the Years 1850-51, Volume 1" by James Richardson
Quest fetched a decanter and a glass from the sideboard, poured out some wine and held it to his lips.
"The Black Box" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
His son, a lad of nineteen, drove out in a sleigh to fetch Frederick.
"Atlantis" by Gerhart Hauptmann
We call that the Grapevine Road, because it twists and turns so; but it will fetch you out right at the old dam, mister.
"The Banner Boy Scouts" by George A. Warren
But, say, you should see the joint we fetches up at out on the south shore of Long Island that afternoon.
"On With Torchy" by Sewell Ford
She spun, wove, cut out and mended garments, fetched fresh water and provisions, cooked the dinner, and made the daily bread.
"History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, and Assyria, Volume 2 (of 12)" by G. Maspero
Love and one or two others, fetched water from the pond and put out the fire.
"The Fifth Leicestershire" by J.D. Hills
And fetch the hops out of the tap with a skewer that it may run more sparkling.
"Lorna Doone" by R. D. Blackmore
Now, then, William, fetch that child out.
"A Little Mother to the Others" by L. T. Meade
The snarl that she whipped out fetched the jackal round upon himself as if stung.
"The Way of the Wild" by F. St. Mars
I didn't s'pose wild hosses would have drawed it out o' Polly to let on the' was any in the house, much less to fetch it out.
"David Harum" by Edward Noyes Westcott
More than once, Ching Po sought him out and fetched him home.
"The Best Short Stories of 1921 and the Yearbook of the American Short Story" by Various

In poetry:

"Rake out the red coals, goodman,—
For there the child shall lie,
Till the black witch comes to fetch her
And both up chimney fly.
"The Changeling ( From The Tent on the Beach )" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Some rest: and others cutting out
The same by whome themselves were made:
Some fetch a compasse farre about
And secretly the marke invade.
"A Paralell Between Bowling And Preferment" by William Strode
Now call for the President's marshal again, bring out the government
Fetch home the roarers from Congress, make another procession, guard
it with foot and dragoons.
"A Boston Ballad" by Walt Whitman
To fetch clear water out of the spring
The little maid Margaret ran;
From the stream to the castle's western wing
It was but a bowshot span;
On the sedgy brink where the osiers cling
Lay a dead man, pallid and wan.
"Fauconshawe" by Adam Lindsay Gordon
Slowly out of his body he crept.
He said, "I am just the same!
Only I want my heart in my breast;
I will go and fetch it out of my chest!"
Through the dark a darker shadow he leapt,
Saying "Hell is a fabled flame!"
"For Where Your Treasure Is, There Will Your Heart Be Also" by George MacDonald
Here, Marg'et, fetch the man a tin to drink out of' Our spring
Keeps kindo-sorto cavin' in, but don't "taste" anything!
She's kindo agein', Marg'et is--"the old process," like me,
All ham-stringed up with rheumatiz, and on in seventy-three.
"The Old Home" by James Whitcomb Riley

In news:

She has lots of energy and loves to play fetch, but she also likes just hanging out on your lap.
Two hipster geeks from Wesleyan plug in their rad vintage keyboards, pick out some fetching headbands and compose a suite of damn-near-perfect synthesized heartache.
The high prices being fetched this year for corn and soybeans this year may turn out to be a mixed blessing for crop farmers.
'Wilfred': Fetching yet far-out .
Crowded, bustling malls, repeated trips to the airport to fetch long-lost relatives, and the constant shuffling of cookies and turkey out of your oven can translate into one reaction: stress.
But tell that to the little old lady from Savannah who's too weak to get out of bed in the morning, so she needs her house boy to fetch her breakfast.
A crowd of enthusiastic Carnival collectors turned out Thursday for an auction of more than 200 pieces of Mardi Gras memorabilia from Kenner's shuttered Mardi Gras Museum, with some pieces fetching close to $2,000.
Howard Kuljian and his family were out for a walk on a damp, overcast morning at Big Lagoon beach, playing fetch with their dog Fran as 10-foot surf churned the water just feet away like a washing machine.

In science:

The XMLHttpRequest object allows an asynchronously fetch data from the server out of sight of the end user.
Analysis of Using Browser-native Technology to Build Rich Internet Applications for Image Manipulation
If you were told to fetch a beer, this can be extracted from your life experience, but if you have, yourself, decided to grab a beer, you would not remember it (because you have no memory) and there is no way that you extract it out of the life experience.
Comparison between the two definitions of AI