fetch up


verb (adverb)

(intr; usually foll by at or in) informal to arrive (at) or end up (in)to fetch up in New York
(intr) nautical to stop suddenly, as from running agroundto fetch up on a rock
slang to vomit (food, etc)
(tr) British dialect to rear (children, animals, etc)

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