Cause"way (?), Cau"sey (?), n. [OE. cauci, cauchie, OF. cauchie, F. chauss'ee, 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.
The other way Satan went down
The causey to Hell-gate.
© Webster 1913.