Cul de sac


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CUL DE SAC. This is a French phrase, which signifies, literally, the bottom of a bag, and, figuratively, a street not open at both ends. It seems not to be settled whether a cul de sac is to be considered a highway. See 1 Campb. R. 260; 11 East, R. 376, note; 5 Taunt. R. 137; 5 B. & Ald. 456; Hawk. P. C. b. 1, c. 76, s. 1 Dig. lib. 50, tit. 16, l. 43; Dig. lib. 43, t. 12, 1. Sec. 13; Dig. lib. 47, tit. 10, 1. 15, Sec. 7.

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With more than 20 years of experience serving the best quality food and drinks in relaxing cafe/bistro surroundings, Cul De Sac has become one of the city's institutions.
Plus, Cul De Sac is open noon to late seven days which it makes it a welcome retreat for any social event.
With more than 20 years of experience serving the best quality food and drinks in relaxed cafe/bistro surroundings, Cul De Sac is one of the city's institutions.
Cul De Sac is open noon-late seven days making it a welcome retreat.
If Graham and I had gone to the Cul de Sac in the West End, I feel sure we'd have been transported back to our student days - even though they were spent in Aberdeen.
The Cul de Sac Southside is in a great situation - slap bang in the middle of Shawlands, behind the long-established Granary and a short stagger from The Shed nightclub.
So the new Cul de Sac in Aberdeen will offer a full menu for those who want to eat, in addition to the bar.
Gordon Richardson points out that a lot of the part-time jobs in Cul de Sac venues suit students.
That's the date they'll wrap ``Knots Landing: Back to the Cul de Sac,'' and she knows they'll be making like it's summer.
The officers followed the truck and later arrested Heinze without further incident when he drove into a cul de sac.
Traffic and planning officials will pursue plans to create cul de sacs where Calgrove Boulevard and Valley Street meet, heeding a request from residents that would require an amendment to the city's general plan and extensive impact studies.