Origin of claxon
Origin of klaxon
Examples from the Web for claxon
Historical Examples of claxon
He found the Claxons struggling with a fresh misgiving, which Claxon expressed.
Mrs. Claxon said, "Of cou'se," but Claxon did not assent so readily.
If you'll put Miss Claxon in my hands, I'll see that she's dressed for my dance.
Claxon gave his honesty time to get the better of his optimism.
Know anything of a family named Claxon, down the road, here, a piece?
Word Origin for klaxon
"loud warning horn," 1908, originally on automobiles, said to have been named for the company that sold them (The Klaxon Company; distributor for Lovell-McConnell Mfg. Co., Newark, N.J.), but probably the company was named for the horn, which bore a word likely based on Greek klazein "to roar," cognate with Latin clangere "to resound."