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- (obsolete) brought from far away
- 1621, Democritus Junior [pseudonym; Robert Burton], The Anatomy of Melancholy, Oxford: Printed by Iohn Lichfield and Iames Short, for Henry Cripps, OCLC 216894069; The Anatomy of Melancholy: […], 2nd corrected and augmented edition, Oxford: Printed by John Lichfield and James Short, for Henry Cripps, 1624, OCLC 54573970, partition II, section 4, member 1, subsection ii:
- it may be, if like industry were used, those far fetched druggs would prosper as well with us, as in those countries, whence now we have them […].
- not likely; difficult to believe