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Accost

Accost

1. To join side to side; to border; hence, to sail along the coast or side of. So much [of Lapland] as accosts the sea.

2. To approach; to make up to.

3. To speak to first; to address; to greet. Him, Satan thus accosts.

Origin: f. Accoster, LL. Accostare to bring side by side; L. Ad _ costa rib, side. See Coast, and cf. Accoast.


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