- British Dialect. a causeway.
- Archaic. an ancient Roman highway.
Origin of causey
1125–75; Middle English cauce < Anglo-French < Old North French caucie, variant of cauciee < Late Latin (via) calciāta (road) paved with limestone, equivalent to Latin calci- (stem of calx) limestone + -āta, feminine of -ātus -ate1
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Examples from the Web for causey
Two of them, Ebbers and Causey, had undergone congressional panel investigations beforehand.Could Blankfein Face Prison?
August 23, 2011
Only one more day at Causey Island, and that a very busy and confused one.Eyebright
But at that moment they heard a shout from the front, and Peanuts Causey came hurriedly around the corner of the house.The Roof Tree
Charles Neville Buck
They said nothing; but the sound of their feet on the silent stones of the causey, was as the noise of a dreadful engine.The Provost
She'd climb the Causey chimney pots and take the silver sixpence off the top if she thought you were wanting it.The Northern Iron
George A. Birmingham
"To keep the crown of the causey" is to make bold appearance in the public street in open day.Letters of Samuel Rutherford
- an archaic or dialect word for causeway
- Scot a cobbled street
- Scot a cobblestone
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