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  1. Schuyler, 1823–85, U.S. political leader: vice president of the U.S. 1869–73.

Words Nearby Colfax Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

How to use Colfax in a sentence

  • A quarter of a century hence, Colfax will probably be known as an important mining town with large and varied interests.

    Ocean to Ocean on Horseback | Willard Glazier
  • He gave to the city of Colfax what is known as Schmuck Park and many other evidences of his public spirit could be cited.

  • Their religion was not like that of the Jews; ours, not like that of Mr. Colfax.

    The Life of John Taylor | B. H. Roberts
  • "I would gladly go to hell after Peter of Colfax," replied the outlaw.

    The Outlaw of Torn | Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • Peter of Colfax pled and threatened, commanded and coaxed, but all in vain.

    The Outlaw of Torn | Edgar Rice Burroughs