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Meaning of CAUSEWAY

Pronunciation:  'koz`wey

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
  2. [v]  pave a road with cobblestones or pebbles
  3. [v]  provide with a causeway; "A causewayed swamp"

CAUSEWAY is a 8 letter word that starts with C.


 See Also: furnish, pave, provide, render, road, route, supply



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Cause"way\ (k[add]z"w[asl]), Causey \Cau"sey\
((k[add]"z[y^]), n. [OE. cauci, cauchie, OF. cauchie, F.
chauss['e]e, from LL. (via) calciata, fr calciare to make a
road, either fr. L. calx lime, hence, to pave with limestone
(cf. E. chalk), or from L. calceus shoe, from calx heel,
hence, to shoe, pave, or wear by treading.]
A way or road raised above the natural level of the ground,
serving as a dry passage over wet or marshy ground.

      But that broad causeway will direct your way. --Dryden.

      The other way Satan went down The causey to Hell-gate.

Easton Bible Dictionary

a raised way, an ascent by steps, or a raised slope between Zion and the temple (1 Chr. 26:16, 18). In 2 Chr. 9:11 the same word is translated "terrace."

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