cul-de-sac

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cul-de-sac

1. a road with one end blocked off; dead end
2. Anatomy any tube-shaped bodily cavity or pouch closed at one end, such as the caecum

Cul-de-sac

A street, lane, or alley that is closed at one end; usually having an enlarged, somewhat circular area for turning around.

cul-de-sac

[′kəl·də‚sak]
(anatomy)
Blind pouch or diverticulum.
(civil engineering)
A dead-end street with a circular area for turning around.

cul-de-sac

A street, lane, or alley closed at one end, usually having an enlarged, somewhat circular area for turning around.
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Survivors include his wife, Ruth; three sons, Robert Kruse of Scottsburg, James Kruse of Alamogordo, N.M., and John Haskins of Tigard; three daughters, Marilyn Boatman of Bandon, Linda Kruse-Laik of Pooler, Ga., and Linda Brownlee of Culdesac, Idaho; 10 grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.