(formerly) the street in which the London bankruptcy court was situated
the state of bankruptcy
Ayscough, seeing carey street looming in the distance, was unusually glum.
Colorado Jim George Goodchild
In carey street, when she was first married, lived Mrs. Chapone.
The Town Leigh Hunt
carey street, and its immediate neighbourhood, abounded in spunging-houses.
The True History of Tom and Jerry Charles Hindley
My husband, that’s Whereas,—you’ll all’ays find him at the little stationer’s shop outside the gate in carey street.
Castle Richmond Anthony Trollope
I don’t think the train is due till midnight, and after that he’s got to take her to his daughter’s on carey street.
The Mayor’s Wife Anna Katherine Green
He ran down to them and warned them of the carey street patrol.
Tom Strong, Lincoln’s Scout Alfred Bishop Mason
A poor woman yesterday applied to a merchant in carey street to purchase a barrel of flour.
A Rebel War Clerk’s Diary at the Confederate States Capital John Beauchamp Jones
carf Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities Historical Examples Whitwell pulled his axe out of the carf, and struck it in again with a force that made a wide, square chip leap out. The Landlord at Lion’s Head, Complete William Dean Howells But then he lifted his axe and struck it into the carf on […]
noun a place where principal roads or streets intersect, esp a place in a town where four roads meet Historical Examples So saying, carfax rose from his chair, quitted the room—and within another minute returned, solemnly escorting the two detectives. The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher And did he tell you my grandfather carfax’s dictum […]
noun (informal, mainly Brit) a variant spelling of kerfuffle
the largest number or amount that a car can hold. Historical Examples We once took out a carful of supplies to 300 Belgian soldiers. Golden Lads Arthur Gleason and Helen Hayes Gleason The afternoon advanced; carful after carful of tourists came down the dusty road, but none of them the ones we so eagerly awaited. […]