Definitions starting with F

ID #3660

fetch in, fetch up

[cf. OED fetch up to come to (a place) nautical, obs? → 1632; Scots fetch idem CSDI v. 1. to come ashore: 1929 [of boats] They'll sure fetch up somewhere. . . .The boats "fetched"in at the predestined spot (Defries 133). (Black)

2. (of boats) to bring in fish. (Andros)

Tags: nautical, verb

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Last update: 2010-11-27 21:40
Author: Holm and Shilling, DBE, 1982
Revision: 1.0

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