One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A mirror fixed or positioned to the side of something, especially a window or larger mirror.
2Specifically (chiefly North American) a mirror projecting from the side of a motor vehicle, which allows the driver to see what is behind and to one side.
Mid 18th century; earliest use found in John Wilkes (1725–1797), politician.
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