To send for
Send Send, v. i. 1. To dispatch an agent or messenger to convey a message, or to do an errand. [1913 Webster]

See ye how this son of a murderer hath sent to take away my head? --2 Kings vi. 32. [1913 Webster]

2. (Naut.) To pitch; as, the ship sends forward so violently as to endanger her masts. --Totten. [1913 Webster]

{To send for}, to request or require by message to come or be brought. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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