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Far fetched

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Not closely connected; a remote conceit; as, “a far-fetched simile,” a “far-fetched allusion.” Also, obtained from a foreign or distant country, “quod rarum est, carum est.”

“The passion for long, involved sentences … and far-fetched conceits … passed away, and a clearer and less ornate style became popular.”—Lecky: English in the Eighteenth Century, vol. i. chap. i. p. 91.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Fangled
Fanny Fern
Fantigue
Fantoccini [fanto-cheny]
Fantom-corn
Fantom-fellow
Fantom-flesh
Far and Away
Far Cry from
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Far Gone
Far Niente
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Farceur (The)
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Fare Well (To)
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Farinata
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