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coastwise

[kohst-wahyz] /ˈkoʊstˌwaɪz/
adverb
1.
along the coast:
We sailed coastwise for days before finding a harbor.
adjective
2.
following the coast.
Origin of coastwise
1685-1695
First recorded in 1685-95; coast + -wise
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