fotch

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

fotch

  1. (chiefly in depictions of African American Vernacular) fetch
    • 1871, John William De Forest, Overland[1]:
      "I'll fotch her up," volunteered Texas, who had a hyena's hankering after dead bodies.
    • 1901, Winston Churchill, The Crisis, Complete[2]:
      I'll fotch him, Miss Jinny.
  2. (chiefly in depictions of African American Vernacular) fetched
    • 1936-1938, Work Projects Administration, Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States[3]:
      My granmammy done hear me bawlin an go fotch me to my mammy's house.
    • 1900, Louise Manly, Southern Literature From 1579-1895[4]:
      Brer Rabbit come prancin' 'long twel he spy de Tar-Baby, en den he fotch up on his behine legs like he wuz 'stonished.