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coast pilot

  1. Also called pilot. a manual published by a government for mariners, containing descriptions of coastal waters, harbor facilities, etc., for a specific area.
  2. a pilot of coasting vessels.
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Historical Examples

  • Signal for a coast-pilot,—weighed and sailed as soon as he came.

    Atlantic Monthly, Volume 14, No. 84, October, 1864


  • The commandant of Oyapok gave M. Martel, moreover, a coast-pilot, to accompany him to the frontiers.

    Perils and Captivity

    Charlotte-Adlade [ne Picard] Dard

  • We kept on our course as laid down in the Coast-pilot, without regard to the Islander.

    Up the River

    Oliver Optic