Coast"ing (?), a.

Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast.

Coasting trade, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished fron foreign trade or trade involving long voyages. -- Coasting vessel, a vessel employed in coasting; a coaster.


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Coast"ing, n.


A sailing along a coast, or from port to port; a carrying on a coasting trade.


Sliding down hill; sliding on a sled upon snow or ice.

[Local, U. S.]


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