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claxon

[ klak-suhn ]

noun



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Word History and Origins

Origin of claxon1

Naturalized English spelling

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Example Sentences

Faint above the incessant throbbing of explosions, the sound of a claxon horn.

Someone stood in the doorway blowing a shrill whistle, then there was again the clamour of a claxon near at hand.

The claxon sounded stridently, and the inflectionless voice of the robopilot said: "Sixty seconds."

"It looks some as if she was sayin' yes," said Claxon, with an impersonal enjoyment of his conjecture.

If you'll put Miss Claxon in my hands, I'll see that she's dressed for my dance.

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