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causeway 音標拼音: [k'ɑzw,e] [k'ɔzw,e]
n 1: a road that is raised above water or marshland or sand
v 1: provide with a causeway; "A causewayed swamp"
2: pave a road with cobblestones or pebbles
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.
[1913 Webster] Causewayed
74 Moby Thesaurus words for "causeway":
Autobahn, US highway, alley, alleyway, arterial, arterial highway,
arterial street, artery, autoroute, autostrada, avenue,
belt highway, blind alley, boulevard, bypass, byway, camino real,
carriageway, causey, chaussee, circumferential, close,
corduroy road, county road, court, crescent, cul-de-sac,
dead-end street, dike, dirt road, drive, driveway, expressway,
freeway, gravel road, highroad, highway, highways and byways,
interstate highway, lane, local road, main drag, main road, mews,
motorway, parkway, pave, paved road, pike, place, plank road,
primary highway, private road, right-of-way, ring road, road,
roadbed, roadway, route nationale, row, royal road, secondary road,
speedway, state highway, street, superhighway, terrace,
thoroughfare, through street, thruway, toll road, township road,
a raised way, an ascent by steps, or a raised slope between Zion
and the temple (1 Chr. 26:16, 18). In 2 Chr. 9:11 the same word
is translated "terrace."