Examples from the Web for coaster
A stained, ringed leather Milwaukee Brewers coaster (I used to live five minutes from the stadium).
It was clear that, in some blow, or storm, the deck-load of a coaster had been carried overboard.The Rival Campers Afloat|Ruel Perley Smith
Me who once slaved for six dollars a month as boy in a Bangor coaster.Wide Courses|James Brendan Connolly
A single light gleamed here and there from the long dark deck of the Morgan coaster close to my right.The Harbor|Ernest Poole
British Dictionary definitions for coaster (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for coaster (2 of 2)
Word Origin and History for coaster
1570s, "one who sails along coasts," agent noun from coast (v.) in its original sense "to go around the sides or border" of something. Applied to vessels for such sailing from 1680s. Tabletop drink stand (c.1887), originally "round tray for a decanter," so called from a resemblance to a sled, or because it "coasted" around the perimeter of the table to each guest in turn after dinner.