from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. a contraction of cul-de-sac.

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  • n. a passage with access only at one end


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  • All they have to do is reject such allegations, leaving us nowhere except in a name calling cul-de-sac.

    Fascism and how not to fight it

  • Canvassing lists should be sorted by side of street in cul-de-sac or one-way road situations; and climbing numbers when you are making a loop.

    Waldo Jaquith - Virginia Democratic list management software.

  • Whoa, was that com­men­tary writ­ten by a nine year old girl, or an aspir­ing PhD in cul­tural studies?

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  • We should note that the u in Latin culīna and derivatives is short. MA, A SMALL BIRD.

  • One-way streets intersect with two-way streets, dead-ending in cul-de-sacs that turn around into glorietas, - traffic circles going nowhere.

    Aqui es México

  • Q: What does the French word 'cul-de-sac' mean in English?

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  • So now, whenever see the term cul de sac, I think of ass sack.

    French masterclass

  • By the bye, this is a pleasant corruption of white-a-se, the translation of their French name cul-blanc, taken from their colour for they are actually white towards the tail.

    Travels through France and Italy

  • However, another theory holds that fertilization may also occur outside the tube, in an area at the back of the uterus called the cul de sac, or “Pouch of Douglas.”

    Getting Pregnant

  • Nearly got a stroke of the sun, Tom -- what Whiffle would call a cul de sac by taking off my chapeau in my poetical frenzy so shove on.

    Tom Cringle's Log


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