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

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