cause|way

cause|way
cause|way «KZ WAY», noun, verb.
–n.
1. a raised road or path, usually built across wet ground or shallow water: »

A narrow causeway ran across the bog. The three-lane causeway linking New Orleans with the north shore of Lake Pontchartrain opens to traffic this week (Newsweek).

2. a main road; highway: »

The car followed the causeway over the hills.

–v.t.
1. to provide with a causeway.
2. to pave with cobbles or pebbles: »

streets flagged instead of being causewayed (Scott).

[Middle English cauce weye < cawce, cawcy causey + way]

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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