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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 in the Banstock case?
Fraternity John Galsworthy

“I must see the fire at carfax,” she answered; and at last they forbore to press her, knowing her mind was made up.
For the Faith Evelyn Everett-Green

In that “nee carfax” there was, to those who knew, something more than met the eye.
Fraternity John Galsworthy

And carfax pointed to Stobb’s partner, a very quiet, observant man who had listened with a sly expression on his face.
The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher

“Ah, well, we needn’t tell that when she goes into the witness-box,” said carfax.
The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher

“Perform the duty quickly then, Sir Priest,” he snarled; and then rode back to carfax.
Robin Hood Paul Creswick

“Leave that to me, carfax,” interrupted Mr. Wraythwaite, with a nod at Avice.
The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher

All I had to do was to find out facts, and report them to Mr. carfax and Mr. Wraythwaite.
The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher

The inquiry agents glanced at each other and then at carfax.
The Borough Treasurer Joseph Smith Fletcher


see carrefour.


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