coast englannista suomeksi
liikkua vapaalla, liukua
The edge of the land where it meets an ocean, sea, gulf, bay, or large lake. (defdate)
''The rocky coast of Maine has few beaches.''
1526, (w) (translator), ''Bible'', Matthew 2
- Then Herod perceavynge that he was moocked off the wyse men, was excedynge wroth, and sent forth and slue all the chyldren that were in bethleem, and in all the costes thereof (..)
- P. Crescentius, in his ''lib.'' 1 ''de agric. cap.'' 5, is very copious in this subject, how a house should be wholesomely sited, in a good coast, good air, wind, etc.
1590, Edmund Spenser, ''The Faerie Queene'', III iii
- the learned Merlin, well could tell, / Vnder what coast of heauen the man did dwell (..)
To sail along a coast.
- The Ancients coasted only in their Navigations.
November 2 2014, Daniel Taylor, "Sergio Agüero strike wins derby for Manchester City against 10-man United," ''guardian.co.uk''
- Yet the truth is that City would probably have been coasting by that point if the referee, Michael Oliver, had not turned down three separate penalties, at least two of which could be accurately described as certainties.
To draw near to; to approach; to keep near, or by the side of.
To sail by or near; to follow the coastline of.
(RQ:Browne Pseudodoxia Epidemica) not knowing the compass, was fain to coast that shore.
To conduct along a coast or river bank.
- The Indians (..) coasted me a long the river.