What is COAST? Definition of COAST in Black's Law Dictionary - Legal dictionary - Glossary of legal terms.
v. To slide down hill upon snow or ice as on a sled; to ride, glide or move by or as by the force of gravity as on a bicycle without pedaling. Samuelson v. Sherrill, 225 Iowa 421, 280 N. W. 596, 599.
n. The edge or margin of a country bounding on the sea.
The term includes small islands and reefs naturally connected with the adjacent land, and rising above the surface of the water, but not shoals perpetually covered by water. U. S. v. Pope, 28 Fed.Cas. 630; Hamilton v. Menifee, 11 Tex. 751.
This word is particularly appropriate to the edge of the sea, while "shore" may be used of the margins of inland waters.
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