Usage examples for fetches

  1. Afterwards she fetches the great wheel from its nook, and you watch her pulling out an endless gray thread while she steps back and forwards across the floor. – Hyacinth 1906 by George A. Birmingham
  2. The thought of the fall of this man fetches back to me, as I write, the remembrance of my own lesser temptations, and with a thankful heart I turn aside to the uneventful story of my boyhood and its surroundings. – Hugh Wynne, Free Quaker by S. Weir Mitchell
  3. And all the moisture hurts the brain, it fetches smoking thence. – Tobacco; Its History, Varieties, Culture, Manufacture and Commerce by E. R. Billings