The Hebrides Causeway in Scotland.Licensed from iStockPhoto
- a raised path or road, as across wet ground or water
- Obsolete a paved way or road; highway
Origin: ; from cause(y) plush way
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- A raised roadway, as across water or marshland.
- A paved highway.
Origin: Middle English caucewei : cauce, raised road (from Norman French caucie, from Medieval Latin calciāta (via), paved (road), from Latin calx, calc-, limestone; see calx) + wei, road (variant of way; see way).