causey

noun

cau·​sey ˈkȯ-zē How to pronounce causey (audio)
plural causeys

Word History

Etymology

Middle English cauci, from Anglo-French causee, chaucee, from Medieval Latin calciata paved highway, probably from Latin calc-, calx limestone — more at chalk

First Known Use

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of causey was in the 14th century

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Cite this Entry

“Causey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/causey. Accessed 17 Apr. 2024.

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