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Far-fetched


F'AR-FETCHED, adjective

1. Brought from a remote place.

Whose pains have earned the far-fetched spoil.

2. Studiously sought; not easily or naturally deduced or introduced; forced; strained.

York with all his far-fetched policy.

So we say, far-fetched arguments; far-fetched rhymes; far-fetched analogy. [Far-fet, the same, is not used.]