Coastways
Coastwise Coast"wise` (-w[imac]z`), Coastways Coast"ways`, adv. By way of, or along, the coast; following a coastline; as, coastwise winds contributed to the storm. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

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  • coastways — /kohst wayz /, adv., adj. Archaic. coastwise. [1695 1705] * * * …   Universalium

  • coastways — coast·ways …   English syllables

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  • Coastwise — Coast wise ( w[imac]z ), Coastways Coast ways , adv. By way of, or along, the coast; following a coastline; as, coastwise winds contributed to the storm. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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