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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accosted  \Ac*cost"ed\,  a.  (Her.) 
  Supported  on  both  sides  by  other  charges;  also  side  by  side 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Accost  \Ac*cost"\  (#;  115),  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Accosted};  p. 
  pr  &  vb  n.  {Accosting}.]  [F.  accoster,  LL  accostare  to 
  bring  side  by  side  L.  ad  +  costa  rib,  side  See  {Coast},  and 
  cf  {Accoast}.] 
  1.  To  join  side  to  side  to  border;  hence  to  sail  along  the 
  coast  or  side  of  [Obs.]  ``So  much  [of  Lapland]  as  accosts 
  the  sea.''  --Fuller. 
 
  2.  To  approach;  to  make  up  to  [Archaic]  --Shak. 
 
  3.  To  speak  to  first  to  address;  to  greet.  ``Him,  Satan  thus 
  accosts.''  --Milton. 




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