accoast

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Variant spelling of accost (sail along the coast of) influenced by coast.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /əˈkəʊst/
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  • Rhymes: -əʊst

Verb[edit]

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

  1. (obsolete, transitive, intransitive) To lie or sail along the coast or side (of); to accost.
    • 1596, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene:
      [] whether high towering or accoasting low []