cul-de-sac[ kuhl-duh-sak, -sak, koo l-; French kyduh-sak ]SEE DEFINITION OF cul-de-sac
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR CUL-DE-SAC
She knew of situations like that, the cul-de-sac of chastity, worse than any devised by a Javert.
It is a labyrinth of winding alley often ending in a cul-de-sac.
Suppose this one that she had chosen at random terminated in a cul-de-sac?
It was only at rare times that he ran his head into a cul-de-sac.
Well, my mind has been wandering and stumbled on a cul-de-sac as usual.
Stratton Street, a cul-de-sac, was built about 1693 by Lady Stratton.
And yet, lawyers like Hodgson & Fair are not likely to be led into a cul-de-sac.
We seemed to have arrived at a cul-de-sac, when a bright idea struck me.
He feared that he would either be shot or left to starve in this cul-de-sac in the hills.
It was not the kind of cul-de-sac that Goritz would have chosen.
1738, as an anatomical term, from French cul-de-sac, literally "bottom of a sack," from Latin culus "bottom" (for second element, see sack (n.1)). Application to streets and alleys is from 1800.