accoast

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Blend of accost and coast.

Verb[edit]

accoast (third-person singular simple present accoasts, present participle accoasting, simple past and past participle accoasted) (obsolete)

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To lie or sail along the coast or side (of); to accost.
    • Spenser:
      [] whether high towering or accoasting low []