causeway


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causeway
causeway to the island
St. Michael's Mount
Cornwall, England

cause·way

 (kôz′wā′)
n.
1. A raised roadway, as across water or marshland.
2. A paved highway.

[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).]

causeway

(ˈkɔːzˌweɪ)
n
1. (Civil Engineering) a raised path or road crossing water, marshland, sand, etc
2. (Human Geography) a paved footpath
3. (Civil Engineering) a road surfaced with setts
[C15 cauciwey (from cauci + way); cauci paved road, from Medieval Latin (via) calciāta, calciātus paved with limestone, from Latin calx limestone]

cause•way

(ˈkɔzˌweɪ)

n.
a raised road, as over wet ground or a body of water.
[1400–50; late Middle English cawcewey (see way1), Middle English cauce < Anglo-French, Old North French caucie(e) < Late Latin (via) calciāta (road) paved with limestone]

causeway

- A raised path, road, or way across a wet place or stretch of water—based on causey, "a mound, embankment, or dam to retain water."
See also related terms for mound.

causeway

A craft similar in design to a barge, but longer and narrower, designed to assist in the discharge and transport of cargo from vessels. See also barge; watercraft.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.causeway - a road that is raised above water or marshland or sandcauseway - a road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
Verb1.causeway - provide with a causeway; "A causewayed swamp"
furnish, provide, supply, render - give something useful or necessary to; "We provided the room with an electrical heater"
2.causeway - pave a road with cobblestones or pebbles
pave - cover with a material such as stone or concrete to make suitable for vehicle traffic; "pave the roads in the village"
Translations
násepzvýšená lávka
upphækkaîur vegur/stígur
sankasa
dambisuzbērts ceļš
zvýšená cesta
yükseltilmiş yol

causeway

[ˈkɔːzweɪ] Ncalzada f or carretera f elevada; (in sea) → arrecife m

causeway

[ˈkɔːzweɪ] nchaussée f (surélevée)

causeway

nDamm m

causeway

[ˈkɔːzˌweɪ] nstrada rialzata

causeway

(ˈkoːzwei) noun
a raised pathway, road etc over wet ground or shallow water.
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Unto a life which I call natural I would gladly follow even a will-o'-the-wisp through bogs and sloughs unimaginable, but no moon nor firefly has shown me the causeway to it.
Gathering my mantle about me, and sheltering my hands in my muff, I did not feel the cold, though it froze keenly; as was attested by a sheet of ice covering the causeway, where a little brooklet, now congealed, had overflowed after a rapid thaw some days since.
When he saw my horse's breast fairly pushing the barrier, he did put out his hand to unchain it, and then sullenly preceded me up the causeway, calling, as we entered the court, - 'Joseph, take Mr.
However, I said 'No,' and I added, 'You don't seem to be either, though you say you are,' - for she was walking much too near the brink of a sort of old jetty or wooden causeway we had strolled upon, and I was afraid of her falling over.
At length we descried a light and a roof, and presently afterwards ran alongside a little causeway made of stones that had been picked up hard by.
advancing to me eagerly along the causeway seemed the very sprite of Alastor himself
I remember the remains of one upon an island in a small lake near Lerwick, which at high tide communicates with the sea, the access to which is very ingenious, by means of a causeway or dike, about three or four inches under the surface of the water.
Noticing these things, I rode over a short causeway to the house.
The causeway outside the kitchen door was dry enough now for Mrs.
As we crossed into this street, a fruiterer, with a large basket upon his head, brushing quickly past us, thrust you upon a pile of paving stones collected at a spot where the causeway is undergoing repair.
At the end of a walk of about ten minutes among the tents and posts, which were closer together near the headquarters, Monk entered upon a little causeway which diverged into three branches.
An old woman came out from the gate-house and opened the creaking portal just wide enough for him to pass, and he went in, across the dry, bare court and the little cracked white slabs of the causeway on the moat.