causey

[ kaw-zee ]
/ ˈkɔ zi /
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noun, plural cau·seys.

British Dialect. a causeway.
Archaic. an ancient Roman highway.

Nearby words

  1. cause raised eyebrows,
  2. cause-and-effect,
  3. causerie,
  4. causeuse,
  5. causeway,
  6. causist,
  7. caustic,
  8. caustic alcohol,
  9. caustic baryta,
  10. caustic curve

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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British Dictionary definitions for causey

causey

/ (ˈkɔːzɪ) /

noun

an archaic or dialect word for causeway
Scot a cobbled street
Scot a cobblestone
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