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Definition of Coasts
CoastCoast Coast, n. [OF. coste, F. c[^o]te, rib, hill, shore,
coast, L. costa rib, side. Cf. Accost, v. t., Cutlet.]
1. The side of a thing. [Obs.] --Sir I. Newton.
2. The exterior line, limit, or border of a country; frontier
From the river, the river Euphrates, even to the
uttermost sea, shall your coast be. --Deut. xi.
3. The seashore, or land near it.
He sees in English ships the Holland coast.
We the Arabian coast do know At distance, when the
species blow. --Waller.
The coast is clear, the danger is over; no enemy in sight.
--Dryden. Fig.: There are no obstacles. ``Seeing that the
coast was clear, Zelmane dismissed Musidorus.' --Sir P.
(a) A body of men originally employed along the coast to
prevent smuggling; now, under the control of the
admiralty, drilled as a naval reserve. [Eng.]
(b) The force employed in life-saving stations along the
seacoast. [U. S.]
Coast rat (Zo["o]l.), a South African mammal (Bathyergus
suillus), about the size of a rabbit, remarkable for its
extensive burrows; -- called also sand mole.
Coast waiter, a customhouse officer who superintends the
landing or shipping of goods for the coast trade. [Eng.]
Coast Coast, v. t.
1. To draw near to; to approach; to keep near, or by the side
of. [Obs.] --Hakluyt.
2. To sail by or near; to follow the coast line of.
Nearchus, . . . not knowing the compass, was fain to
coast that shore. --Sir T.
3. To conduct along a coast or river bank. [Obs.]
The Indians . . . coasted me along the river.
CoastCoast Coast, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Coasted; p. pr. & vb. n.
Coasting.] [OE. costien, costeien, costen, OF. costier,
costoier, F. c[^o]toyer, fr. Of. coste coast, F. c[^o]te. See
1. To draw or keep near; to approach. [Obs.]
Anon she hears them chant it lustily, And all in
haste she coasteth to the cry. --Shak.
2. To sail by or near the shore.
The ancients coasted only in their navigation.
3. To sail from port to port in the same country.
4. [Cf. OF. coste, F. c[^o]te, hill, hillside.] To slide down
hill; to slide on a sled, upon snow or ice. [Local, U. S.]
Meaning of Coasts from wikipedia
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