fetch VERB 1) go for and bring back. 2) cause to come to a place. 3) achieve (a particular price) when sold. 4) (fetch up) informal arrive or come to rest. 5) informal inflict (a blow) on. 6) archaic bring forth (blood or tears).
NOUN an act of fetching.
fetch and carry — Cf. ↑fetch and carry
DERIVATIVES fetcher noun.
ORIGIN Old English.

English terms dictionary. 2015.