causey

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

Definition of causey

First Known Use of causey

14th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for causey

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

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“Causey.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/causey. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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