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causey


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Causeway  \Cause"way\  (k[add]z"w[asl]),  Causey  \Cau"sey\ 
  ((k[add]"z[y^]),  n.  [OE.  cauci,  cauchie  OF  cauchie  F. 
  chauss['e]e,  from  LL  (via)  calciata  fr  calciare  to  make  a 
  road,  either  fr  L.  calx  lime,  hence  to  pave  with  limestone 
  (cf.  E.  chalk),  or  from  L.  calceus  shoe,  from  calx  heel, 
  hence  to  shoe,  pave,  or  wear  by  treading.] 
  A  way  or  road  raised  above  the  natural  level  of  the  ground, 
  serving  as  a  dry  passage  over  wet  or  marshy  ground. 
 
  But  that  broad  causeway  will  direct  your  way  --Dryden. 
 
  The  other  way  Satan  went  down  The  causey  to  Hell-gate. 
  --Milton. 
 
  From  U.S.  Gazetteer  (1990)  [gazetteer]: 
 
  Causey,  NM  (village,  FIPS  12850) 
  Location:  33.86523  N,  103.11683  W 
  Population  (1990):  57  (29  housing  units) 
  Area:  8.0  sq  km  (land),  0.0  sq  km  (water) 
  Zip  code(s):  88113