carfax

noun
car·​fax | \ ˈkärˌfaks, -ȧˌf- \
plural -es

Definition of carfax

British
: a place where four or more roads meet used chiefly in place names

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History and Etymology for carfax

Middle English carfouk, carfuks, modification of Anglo-French querrefourc, from Late Latin quadrifurcum

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“Carfax.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/carfax. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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