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Definition of the verb Accoast
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verb - inflections: accoasted | accoasting | accoasts
- [transitive] and [intransitive] [obsolete] To lie or sail along the coast or side (of); to accost.
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by Charles Richardson
accoast " The Arabians that -erer. horded on the black mor." — Bible, 1551. 2 Chron. xxi. To be or come near upon, close to, close to the edge or confines of; also, To surround with an edge or border.
A Dictionary of Archaic & Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs & Ancient Customs, Form the Fourteenth Century (1852)
by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
ACCOAST. To sail coastwise ; to approach the coast. Spenser. ACCOIL. To bustle. About the caudron many cookes accould. With hookes and ladles, as need did requyre. Faerie Queene, II. lx.
Comprising the Twofold Advantage of a Philosophical and an Alphabetical Arrangement, with Appropriate Engravings by Edward Smedley, Hugh James Rose, Henry John Rose
To accoast, Skinner says, is latus lateri adjungere, to join side to side, from the Lat. costa, (of unknown origin ;) discoast is latus lateri disjungere, to disjoin side from side. To go away or far from, from the coast or side of, to depart, to separate ...
Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs, and Ancient Customs, from the Fourteenth Century by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps
ACCOAST. To sail coastwise ; to approach the coast. Spenser. ACCOIL. To bustle.
Encyclopædia metropolitana; or, Universal dictionary of knowledge, ed. by E. Smedley, Hugh J. Rose and Henry J. Rose. [With] Plates (1845)
by Edward Smedley
See Accoast, or Accost. Coast, n. >To accoast, Skinner says, is, latus Co'aster. J lateri, adjungere, to adjoin side to side; from the Lat. costa, (of unknown Origin.) To go near to, to the side of, to approach. To go, or continue in motion by or upon ...
by Walter William Skeat
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... by N. Bailey, ... by Nathan Bailey
To ACCOAST, to Land from on Board a Ship, Boat, 0"e. to go a- shore. ACCOLADE, clipping and coiling, embracing about the Neck : A Ceremony used in Knighthood by the ...
Comprehending the Derivations of the Generality of Words... and Also a Brief and Clear Explication of All Different Words... Together with a Large Collection and Explication of Words Used in Our Ancient Statutes... Also a Collection of Our Most Common Proverbs by Nathan Bailey
To ACCOAST', to land from on board a Ship, Boat, &c. to go a-shore. ACCOLA'DE, clipping and colling, cmbracing about the Neck; ...
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Scrabble value of A1C3C3O1A1S1T1
The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
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