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a road that is raised above water or marshland or sand

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provide with a causeway

pave a road with cobblestones or pebbles

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When I came to the stile, I stopped a minute, looked round and listened, with an idea that a horse's hoofs might ring on the causeway again, and that a rider in a cloak, and a Gytrash-like Newfoundland dog, might be again apparent: I saw only the hedge and a pollard willow before me, rising up still and straight to meet the moonbeams; I heard only the faintest waft of wind roaming fitful among the trees round Thornfield, a mile distant; and when I glanced down in the direction of the murmur, my eye, traversing the hall-front, caught a light kindling in a window: it reminded me that I was late, and I hurried on.
General, if I am not mistaken, the middle causeway leads straight to the abbey.
Monk approached the causeway behind which had disappeared the person he had taken for Digby, and met a patrol who, making the tour of the tents, was going towards headquarters; he was stopped with his companion, gave the password, and went on.
Go forward; follow the middle causeway, and stretch out your legs," said Monk to the fisherman.
They were not twenty paces on their way when the same shadow that had appeared to enter the tent came out of it again, crawled along as far as the piles, and, protected by that sort of parapet placed along the causeway, carefully observed the march of the general.
So thus the band journeyed along the causeway between the dikes, till at last they reached the great gate of Emmet Priory.
While the Knight was riding along the causeway to Emmet, a merry feast was toward in the refectory there.
As they passed over the drawbridge, Alleyne marked the gleam of arms in the embrasures to right and left, and they had scarce set foot upon the causeway ere a hoarse blare burst from a bugle, and, with screech of hinge and clank of chain, the ponderous bridge swung up into the air, drawn by unseen hands.
Even on the causeway forming the fortifications of Tycho, the mountains hanging on to the interior and exterior sloping flanks rose in stories like gigantic terraces.
I usually go to the village along its causeway, and am, as it were, related to society by this link.
On stormy nights it shows the exact entrance to the water causeway.
David's causeway strike on those rocks just hidden in front there.
He seemed to muse awhile, holding his lip in his hand, and looking now at me and now upon the causeway of the street.
She scrambled out quickly, rushed to the edge of the causeway, and turned round.
Bahrain Ministry of Works' said it has completed maintenance and painting works at 6 main causeways out of a total number of 7 causeways as part of its BD1 million ($2.