Definition of Accost. Meaning of Accost. Synonyms of Accost

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Definition of Accost

Accost
Accost Ac*cost", v. i. To adjoin; to lie alongside. [Obs.] ``The shores which to the sea accost.' --Spenser.
Accost
Accost Ac*cost", n. Address; greeting. [R.] --J. Morley.
Accost
Accost Ac*cost" (#; 115), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Accosted; p. pr. & vb. n. Accosting.] [F. accoster, LL. accostare to bring side by side; L. ad + costa rib, side. See Coast, and cf. Accoast.] 1. To join side to side; to border; hence, to sail along the coast or side of. [Obs.] ``So much [of Lapland] as accosts the sea.' --Fuller. 2. To approach; to make up to. [Archaic] --Shak. 3. To speak to first; to address; to greet. ``Him, Satan thus accosts.' --Milton.

Meaning of Accost from wikipedia

- troops to the colonies. On March 5, 1770, when a lone British sentry was accosted by a mob of citizens, eight of his fellow soldiers reinforced him, and...
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- their clothing, bribe hotel maids for an opportunity to touch his bed, and accost his person in the form of stealing clothing he was wearing, most commonly...
- Mitc**** made several attempts to escape via the balcony, but was physically accosted, injured, and forcefully sedated by a psychiatrist. Following conviction...
- capture Lecter. Lecter kills Pazzi and tries to flee the country, but is accosted by Crawford, who engages him in brutal hand-to-hand combat. Meanwhile,...
- said Holtzclaw was targeting. Unlike other women that police said he had accosted, she was not poor and had no police record. Ligons said that before forcing...
- midwestern United States. During this tour, slavery supporters frequently accosted Dougl****. At a lecture in Pendleton, Indiana, an angry mob chased and beat...
- Hafiz Pasha arrived in Qatar in the interests of s****ing unpaid taxes and accosting J****im bin Mohammed's opposition to proposed Ottoman administrative reforms...
- care, the group of six Americans, a Briton, a German and four Afghans was accosted and shot by gunmen in a nearby forest in the Hindu Kush mountains. This...
- Holcomb and Ennis, as well as Los Angeles district attorney Maynard Barnes, accost Charlie's father Matthew with evidence planted by Ennis and the revelation...
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