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causey

[kaw-zee] /ˈkɔ zi/
noun, plural causeys.
1.
British Dialect. a causeway.
2.
Archaic. an ancient Roman highway.
Origin
1125-1175
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
1.
an archaic or dialect word for causeway
2.
(Scot) a cobbled street
3.
(Scot) a cobblestone
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