follow Dictionary.com

Hone in vs. home in? What's the difference?

Du Sable

[doo sah-bluh, sahb, dyoo; French dy sah-bluh] /du ˈsɑ blə, ˈsɑb, dyu; French dü ˈsɑ blə/
noun
1.
Jean Baptiste Pointe
[zhahn ba-teest pwant] /ʒɑ̃ baˈtist pwɛ̃t/ (Show IPA),
1745?–1818, U.S. pioneer trader, born in Haiti: early settler of Chicago.
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Du Sable
Historical Examples
  • To-day Pont Du Sable goes to bed without even turning the key in the lock.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • There is no mistaking it; it is peculiar to Pont Du Sable, and note, too, her patois!

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • He was happy all the way back in Germaine's yellow car to Pont Du Sable.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • He is the only man in Pont Du Sable that I positively dislike.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • Ask the people he helps what they think of him, they'll tell you 'he's just the cur for Pont Du Sable.'

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • Despatch-bearers gallop at all hours of the day and night through Pont Du Sable's single street.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • Within the last week Pont Du Sable has undergone a transformation.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith
  • I heard the yellow car tearing back to Pont Du Sable late that night.

    A Village of Vagabonds F. Berkeley Smith

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for Du Sable

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for Du

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for du sable