Coasting trade
Coasting Coast"ing, a. Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast. [1913 Webster]

{Coasting trade}, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished from foreign trade or trade involving long voyages.

{Coasting vessel}, a vessel employed in coasting; a coaster. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • coasting trade — trade between ports along the same coast. [1735 45] * * * …   Universalium

  • coasting trade — Domestic trade as distinguished from foreign trade; commerce between ports of the United States, including trade on interior rivers or lakes, along the coasts, Alaska and with the outlying territories and insular possessions of the United States …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • coasting trade — noun : trade along a coast especially as regulated by the laws of a particular country * * * trade between ports along the same coast. [1735 45] …   Useful english dictionary

  • coasting trade — n. trade between ports along the same coast of the same country …   English contemporary dictionary

  • coasting trade — In maritime law, commerce and navigation between different places along the coast of the United States. Commercial intercourse between different districts in different states, different districts in same state, or different places in same… …   Black's law dictionary

  • coasting trade — In maritime law, commerce and navigation between different places along the coast of the United States. Commercial intercourse between different districts in different states, different districts in same state, or different places in same… …   Black's law dictionary

  • Coasting — Coast ing, a. Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast. [1913 Webster] {Coasting trade}, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished from foreign trade or trade involving… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coasting vessel — Coasting Coast ing, a. Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast. [1913 Webster] {Coasting trade}, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished from foreign trade or trade… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Coasting — Coast ing, n. 1. A sailing along a coast, or from port to port; a carrying on a coasting trade. [1913 Webster] 2. Sliding down hill; sliding on a sled upon snow or ice. [Local, U. S.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • coasting vessel — A ship often called a coaster, plying exclusively between domestic ports; a ship engaged in coasting or domestic trade, as distinguished from foreign trade. 48 Am J1st Ship § 50; a vessel nn a course near to and following the coast. 12 Am J2d… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

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